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News & Stories

Pretender behind the scenes
Contemporary dancers create solo performances for film

Learn how creating and filming "Pretender" brought students together for an inspiring collaboration during an otherwise isolating time.

On Demand: Pretender

Last semester, contemporary dance students worked with professor Kira Blazek-Ziaii to bring "Pretender" to life, filming outside and distanced to safely create a new work of art.

Gillian Murphy
Gillian Murphy and Juel D. Lane among star alumni to headline UNCSA Virtual Festival of Dance

Four distinguished alumni will headline the first ever UNCSA Virtual Festival of Dance being held over two weekends, Jan. 29-31 and Feb. 5-7.


School of Dance
School of Dance

Exclusive partner of American Ballet Theatre

School of Design and Production
School of Design & Production

Preparing students for careers in theater, live and themed entertainment

School of Drama
School of Drama

Ranked among top five drama schools in the world

School of Filmmaking
School of Filmmaking

Ranked #11 top film schools in the nation

School of Music
School of Music

More than 200 performance opportunities a year

Division of Liberal Arts
Division of Liberal Arts

Educating the whole artist to think critically and collaboratively

High School
High School Academics

Exceptional value and top-tier academics that complement the arts

Summer Intensives
Summer Intensives

Hands-on experience and performance opportunities

Community Programs
Community Programs

Programs for children, high school students and adults