Design & Production News & Features - UNCSA

Design & Production News & Features

Design & Production News & Features

Our news and features showcase some of the best of what students, faculty and the School of Design & Production are doing behind the scenes of UNCSA productions and beyond. From highlighted events to renowned guest artists to industry awards and accolades, there's always something to share about what's going on in the School of Design & Production.

Corinne Gregson
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.

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UNCSA designers and technicians offer a glimpse into backstage world of arts and entertainment
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.

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Man of Mode
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.

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Cirque ONOD
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.

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Two lighting designers chosen for prestigious New York portfolio review
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.

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Fletcher Opera Institute presents Ariadne auf Naxos
Fletcher Opera Institute presents Ariadne auf Naxos

Highly sought-after conductor and music educator David Effron and alumna Sarah Labiner appear as guest artists in A.J. Fletcher Opera Institute's upcoming comedic opera-within-an-opera, Ariadne auf Naxos, Op. 60.

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Winston-Salem Light project explores
Winston-Salem Light Project examines "Reflections on Time"

"Reflections on Time," the 2017 Winston-Salem Light Project (WSLP), is scheduled for April 4-8 at Merschel Plaza, located at the intersection of Fourth and Trade Streets in downtown Winston-Salem.

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Seniors in UNCSA's School of Drama present The Duchess of Malfi
Seniors in UNCSA School of Drama present "The Duchess of Malfi"

A macabre story of power, lust and violence, John Webster's The Duchess of Malfi will be performed by seniors in the School of Drama at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts for nine performances March 23 to April 1.

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Helen Hayes
UNCSA alumni nominated for Helen Hayes Awards for outstanding theatre in Washington, D.C.

Several alumni of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts are nominated for Helen Hayes Awards, Washington, D.C.'s equivalent of the Tony Awards for outstanding theatre, including two graduates who won awards last year.

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