In Broadway’s “Hamilton,” Deon’te Goodman ’16 has portrayed some of American’s leading historical figures. A member of the ensemble and cover for the roles of George Washington, Aaron Burr, Hercules Mulligan, and James Madison, the UNCG alumnus is in the spotlight yet again. This time he will portray civil rights icon Bayard Rustin. With all […]
The American Prize in Opera Performance has announced the 2019-2020 winners, with UNCG Opera Theatre’s production of Falstaff receiving second place in the college/university division, tying with Louisiana State University.
Authorities misunderstood and suppressed capoeira as it arose on the streets of Brazil, frequently arresting practitioners of the martial art. Assistant Professor of Dance Ana Paula Höfling thinks scholars have misunderstood capoeira’s subsequent movement from the streets to the stage, an error she works to correct in her latest book, “Staging Brazil: Choreographies of Capoeira.”
Downtown Greensboro looks a lot different this month. Vibrantly painted storefronts, challenging quotes from authors and musicians, and art that refers to love, justice, peace, grief, support, and hope. Several Spartan students, alumni, and faculty are among the many on Elm Street proving the power of art. On May 25, an unarmed George Floyd was […]
You’ve probably heard of “Outer Banks,” one of the most popular television series right now that held the top spot on Netflix’s charts in the U.S. and countries all over the world for weeks. Perhaps you, like many others, have binge-watched the whole season while in quarantine. The show is about a group of teenagers […]
Meet Greensboro’s new leader for all things arts. Ryan Deal was hired last fall to lead Creative Greensboro, the city’s new office for arts and culture. The UNCG graduate has the perfect blend of corporate, nonprofit, and artistic experience. But the path to becoming Greensboro’s first-ever chief creative economy officer often felt long and winding.
Picture this. An art major is working away on his photography project when suddenly a pandemic strikes. As his University moves fully online for social distancing, he has to return home and find a way to continue his coursework and art practice remotely. UNC Greensboro senior Irvin Maldonado had to do just that. “I usually […]
The 11th annual International Sustainability Shorts Film Festival incorporates and addresses the elements of UNCG’s definition of sustainability: social equity, the environment, the economy, and aesthetics. As part of the annual UNCG Sustainability Film & Discussion Series, the competition is an opportunity to share new artistic works in the international community that address the urgency […]
The COVID-19 crisis has greatly impacted the UNCG community, including the arts. Untold performances, talks, productions, and exhibitions have been postponed or cancelled. But the Spartan creative spirit lives on. As a response to the crisis, and to provide the UNCG community with an alternative way to view, hear, and experience the arts at UNCG, […]
Two weeks ago, students took their books and their laptops home to continue their studies online due to the coronavirus pandemic. But for piano students in the School of Music, this wasn’t so simple. Once the Music building closed, the pianos in the practice rooms could not be accessed, leaving many students who didn’t have […]