2017 Family Weekend October 20-22

This annual fall tradition invites families to UNCSA to catch up with their student. You can spend time with your student, meet their friends, visit with administrators and faculty, have breakfast with the Chancellor, learn more about the student support services and enjoy an on-campus fall festival. Look for detail schedule of events closer to the weekend.

Accommodations & Airports

All-School Activities

Pre-Family Weekend Event: Petting Zoo on The Hill , Thursday, October 19 from noon-3 p.m.

Saturday, October 21:

  • 8:30-10:30 a.m. Breakfast buffet with the Chancellor in Eisenberg Social Hall, Hanes Student Commons. Program will begin at 9:15 a.m.
    Note: Additional seating has been added for the Breakfast with Chancellor Bierman. Interested families call Chelsea de Jesus Doerfer at 336-770-3332 to check availability.
  • 3-6 p.m. Fall Festival Carnival, Daniels Plaza
School of Dance Activities

Friday

3:45-6:15 p.m. Dance classes in session are open for observation.

7:15-9:45 p.m. Emerging Choreographers Rehearsals open for observation Lindgren/Tyven Studio, 608, 607, 610, 612, 614 and 615

Saturday

The following are open to parent/family observation:

9-10:30 a.m. M1 (First Year Contemporary) Technique class. Studio 608/Daniels

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

  • Nutcracker Party Scene Rehearsal Lindgren/Tyven Studio
  • Emerging Choreographers Rehearsals Studios 606, 607, 608, 610, 612, 614 and 615

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

  • Nutcracker Battle Scene Rehearsal Lindgren/Tyven Studio 
  • Emerging Choreographers Rehearsals Studio 606, 607, 608, 610, 612, 614 and 615

 

School of Design & Production Activities

Saturday

College:
Design & Production will conduct a behind-the-scenes look at our shops and host a student panel to share with parents their experience of what it’s like being a D&P student.

RSVP to D&P Tour

1:30 - 3 p.m.  Meet in the lobby of Alex Ewing Performance Place where we will begin a behind the scenes tour in the Patrons Theatre and continue at our shops and discuss the build of a show. We are currently in production for our fall productions. The tour will conclude in Room 113 (Drawing Studio) where we will be joined by a panel of D&P students for a discussion about their experiences in the classroom and studios that help prepare them for a professional career in the performing arts.

High School:
(All events take place on the 4th Floor of Workplace Building)
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visual Arts Student Exhibition in the VA Gallery

1:30-1:45 p.m. Greetings and Introductory Remarks in the Drawing Studio for VA I Families (juniors)

1:45-2:45 p.m. Drawing, Will Taylor Director of Visual Arts, Drawing Faculty Drawing Studio for VA I Families (juniors)

3-4p.m. VA II (senior) parents meet with VA faculty to discuss college applications in Design Room

Parents of all students

7:30 p.m. “Middletown” by Will Eno and directed by Quin Gordon in Patrons Theater (Tickets must be purchased in advance)

Sunday

10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Visual Arts Student Exhibition in the VA Gallery

 

School of Drama Activities

Friday

7:30 p.m. performances:

  • College performance of “Middletown” by Will Eno and directed by Quin Gordon in Patrons Theater (Tickets must be purchased in advance) or
  • High School Acting Presentation in Room 634

Saturday

College

  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Open rehearsal – “Company”, is in the Rehearsal Studio on the lower-level of Performance Place. Take the elevator to the lower floor. It is the room at the end of the hallway on the left.
  • College performance of “Middletown” by Will Eno and directed by Quin Gordon in Patrons Theater (Tickets must be purchased in advance)

High School

  • 1-4 p.m.  High School Parent meeting/Lecture Demos, Workplace, Room 634 Drama High School classroom
  • 7:30 p.m. High School Acting Presentation in Room 634

 

School of Filmmaking Activities

Saturday

1:45–1:55 p.m. Dean's Welcome, Stage 6

2-3 p.m. Experienced an Active Film Set and See a Movie in Production, Stage 5.

 
School of Music Activities

Friday

3:15 - 5:15 p.m. - UNCSA Symphony Orchestra rehearsal (open to observe),  School of Music Building, Room 167

5:15 - 6 p.m. - Meet the Dean of Music and leadership team (Q&A session), School of Music Building, Room 168

 7:30 p.m. - UNCSA Jazz Ensemble Concert, DeMille Theatre (Limited free tickets are available to music student parents upon request by emailing Tonya Mitchell-Hymon by Oct. 11.) You also can purchased tickets.

Saturday

7:30 p.m. - UNCSA Symphony Orchestra Concert, Wait Chapel (Wake Forest University campus – free admission)

 
High School Academic Activities

Friday

8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Parent/Teacher Conferences on 3rd floor Gray.
Parents are asked to sign up for the conference times by emailing Mitsy McNeill.

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Parents Support Organization (PSO) meeting. Eisenberg Social Hall in Hanes Student Commons.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. College Planning Workshop (Parents of Juniors and Seniors), Eisenberg Social Hall in Hanes Commons