Oct. 22, 2012/For Immediate Release

Media Contact: Lauren Whitaker, 336-734-2891, whitakerl@uncsa.edu


PITCH PERFECT actress returns to UNCSA for “talk back” with drama students

Anna Camp also stars in FOX-TV’s “The Mindy Project”

WINSTON-SALEM – Alumna Anna Camp, who stars in the film PITCH PERFECT and in FOX Television’s “The Mindy Project,” will return to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) campus this week.

Camp graduated from UNCSA’s School of Drama in 2004. She will speak in a “talk back” with School of Drama students from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, in Watson Hall in the School of Music complex.

 Camp is in town to film GOODBYE TO ALL THAT, written by Winston-Salem native and fellow UNCSA alumnus Angus MacLachlan (1980, Drama – college; 1975, Visual Arts – high school).

Camp also appeared in the film THE HELP in 2011. Television credits include “True Blood” in 2009, “The Good Wife” in 2011-12, “Mad Men” in 2010, “Glee” in 2009 and “The Office” in 2009. She also received her high school diploma from UNCSA, also in Drama.

GOODBYE TO ALL THAT also stars UNCSA alumnus Paul Schnieder (1998, Film), who received the Emerging Artist honor at RiverRun Film Festival earlier this year, and Drama alumna Celia Weston.

MacLachlan is a playwright and screenwriter best known for his films JUNEBUG and STONE. He makes his directorial debut with GOODBYE TO ALL THAT.

Schneider has appeared in the films WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, THE FAMILY STONE, LARS AND THE REAL GIRL and ALL THE REAL GIRLS. He has appeared on television in “Parks and Recreation” and “Third Watch.”

Weston has appeared on Broadway, in films and on television, and has been nominated for a Tony, an Oscar, an Independent Spirit Award, a Drama Desk Award and an Outer Critics Circle Award. Her film credits include DEAD MAN WALKING, IN THE BEDROOM, THE TALENTED MR. RIPLEY and LITTLE MAN TATE.

As America’s first state-supported arts school, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts is a unique stand-alone public university of arts conservatories. With a high school component, UNCSA is a degree-granting institution that trains young people of talent in music, dance, drama, filmmaking, and design and production. Established by the N.C. General Assembly in 1963, the School of the Arts opened in Winston-Salem (“The City of Arts and Innovation”) in 1965 and became part of the University of North Carolina system in 1972. For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu.