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Volant Matter
On Demand: Volant Matter

"Volant Matter" is set around the iconic sculpture known as the "Elephants" on the UNCSA campus. Designed by former UNCSA visual arts instructor Robert Costelloe and dedicated in 1971, the sculpture was in fact inspired by hippopotamuses he had witnessed in Africa.

On Demand: Zephyr

"Zephyr," a classical ballet dance work choreographed for drone by UNCSA student Yu Yao Sutherland, features two high school and two undergraduate ballet students and was filmed on the tennis courts near UNCSA at Salem Academy and College.

The Hollywood Reporter ranks UNCSA School of Drama No. 4 in the world

The Hollywood Reporter has ranked the School of Drama at UNCSA No. 4 on its list of the "Top 25 Drama Schools in the World," for the second year in a row. UNCSA is third among the B.F.A. programs included on the list.

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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