UNCSA 2016-2017 Highlights
A look back at some of UNCSA's highlights for students, faculty, staff and the community in the 2016-17 academic year.
Two UNCSA alumni are nominated for Tony Awards
OSLO, a play written by a UNCSA alumnus, is nominated for seven Tony Awards, including Best Play for the writer, J.T. Rogers (Drama '90) and Best Actress for Jennifer Ehle (Drama '88). Graduates of UNCSA appeared in or worked on five additional plays that were nominated.
Visual Artist is Presidential Scholar semifinalist
Hunter Schafer, a visual artist who will receive her high school diploma on May 13, is a semifinalist in the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Schafer is one of 722 semifinalists chosen from nearly 5,100 candidates nationwide.
Senior Showcase: Costume designer sails into a job at Norwegian Cruise Line
Bailey Powell will be awarded a B.F.A. from the School of Design & Production with a concentration in costume design this May before moving on to a job on the high seas with Norwegian Cruise Line.
Visual artist embraces oils, abstraction for her senior thesis
High School Visual Arts student Corinne Gregson paints one thin layer of oil paint at a time on four oversize canvas in preparation for her senior thesis exhibit.
UNCSA designers and technicians offer a glimpse into backstage world of arts and entertainment
Graduating seniors in the School of Design and Production (D&P) at UNCSA will present their first ever public Senior Portfolio Review from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, April 29 at the Stevens Center.
In a show about fashion, fashion makes a show
"She who leaves a trail of glitter is never forgotten." This mantra guided Costume Designer Jordan Jeffers for this spring's production of The Man of Mode and certainly helped make the show unforgettable.
Exclusive fellowships with Cirque du Soleil 'extend the limits of the possible' for UNCSA students
Five UNCSA students and alumni from the School of Design & Production participated this year in an immersive, one-of-a-kind fellowship experience with Cirque du Soleil.
Two lighting designers chosen for prestigious New York portfolio review
Two lighting designers in the School of Design and Production at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts have been chosen to participate in the prestigious 13th annual Hemsley Lighting Portfolio Review in New York.