A comprehensive school reform begun in 1994 that views the arts as fundamental to how teachers teach and how students learn in all subjects.
Artists Contributing to Civic and Responsive Democracy (ACCORD) partnered young, emerging artists with local nonprofits and governmental agencies to address community needs and issues related to culture, identity and inequity.
An initiative inspired by artists and scholars who efface the lines between "the arts" and the "STEM" disciplines of science, engineering, technology and mathematics, bringing UNCSA faculty together with public school educators for seminars and creative teaching collaborations and programming.
For UNCSA teaching artist faculty to design collaborative, multi-disciplinary summer intensive projects that would stimulate course and curriculum development within and across schools and programs at UNCSA.
The Kenan Institute and UNCSA hosted the first national conference of conservatory leaders in 2002, with a second convening taking place in 2007.
Development of a unique set of non-credit courses and workshops to be offered through the UNCSA Office of Educational Outreach and Summer Programs beginning in summer 2012. Plans include courses offered in partnership with nationally recognized artists and arts organizations; courses developed by UNCSA alumni, where they would teach while developing final performances; and directed-focus courses, addressing specific needs such as business skills for artists and teaching artist training.
An unprecedented workshop focused on collaborative and creative methods for choreographers and dancers on the campus of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) in August 1-5, 2011.
Events focusing on conversations with guest artists who visited the UNCSA campus to work directly with young artists in training, sharing their experience and knowledge of the profession from the standpoint of a working professional.
A series of special events at UNCSA that brought renowned and emerging writers, artists and thinkers to innovative forums that focused on a variety of topics.
The Kenan Institute for the Arts, the North Carolina Arts Council (NCAC), and the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education (LCI) presented the second southeastern regional LCI International Educator Workshop on the UNCSA campus on August 1-5, 2011.
In partnership with the UNCSA School of Music, four commissioned pieces were presented in world premiere performances on campus during 2009-2010.
A biannual festival held at UNCSA and venues in Winston-Salem, featuring world-class performers of Baroque music in glorious concerts of some of the most beloved music of all time.
See the Oklahoma Web Series
An 8-episode web series documenting the history of Oklahoma!, alongside UNCSA ‘s 2011 production of this landmark work in the American musical theatre repertoire.
A conference in collaboration with the UNCSA School of Design and Production, featuring Cirque du Soleil's Resident Shows Division and their business partners with demonstrations of Cirque's cutting-edge automation techniques, rigging, show operations, digital projection, wardrobe/wig/makeup, and audio systems.