Sept. 4, 2013, 2013/For Immediate Release

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



 Students interested in high school and undergraduate programs are encouraged to register

WINSTON-SALEM – Students considering careers in the arts are invited to register for Fall Open House at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).

As the state’s premier arts conservatory, UNCSA offers professional training in dance, design & production (including visual arts), drama, filmmaking and music. High school, undergraduate and graduate programs vary by arts school.

Open houses scheduled this Fall are:

  • Friday, Sept. 27 for high school programs (dance, drama, music and visual arts) and for college filmmaking
  • Friday, Oct. 18 for college programs other than filmmaking (dance, design and production, drama and music)

Open House allows prospective applicants and their parents to experience the campus for a day and discover why UNCSA is the place for talented students. It is a chance to see each arts school, up-close and personal – meet the deans, faculty, and current students.

Online registration is required. Prospective students can find links to registrations forms for each Open House at www.uncsa.edu/admissions/openhouse.htm. Agendas are to be announced. For questions about the Open House or registration, contact the UNCSA Office of Admissions at openhouse@uncsa.edu, or 336-770-3290.

Open House attendees under 18 must arrive with a legal guardian or provide a parental/guardian signature and contact information upon check-in.

For more information, visit www.uncsa.edu/admissions.


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.