Our news and features showcase some of the best of what students, faculty and the School of Dance are doing on the stage and beyond. From highlighted performances to renowned guest artists to industry awards and accolades, there's always something to share about what's going on in the School of Dance.
Throughout the year, our newsletter delivers stories of student success, alumni accomplishments and faculty spotlights from the School of Dance.
Jessica McJunkins' award for creative project will support her work as a cultural equity contractor for artists of color. Olivia Mead's award for creative enterprise will sustain her nonprofit organization, YogaShield Yoga For First Responders (YFFR).
Alumnus Jared Redick has been named interim dean of the School of Dance at tUNCSA, Interim Provost Karin Peterson has announced. Redick has served as assistant dean of ballet since 2013.
UNCSA announces the online premiere of "Polovtsian Dances" by departing Dean of Dance Susan Jaffe in her 2014 UNCSA choreographic debut, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 4.
Though the school year hasn't ended the way we anticipated, our resilient community of artists has continued to power creativity. They've brought light, levity and love to a world who needs it most. Look back at some defining moments of our year.
Five members of the class of 2020 are recipients of Student Artpreneur Grants of $2,500 each to support their creative work or creative enterprise: Tramaine Raphael Gray, Miles McKeller-Smith, Mayra Rodas, Lauren Blair Smith and Kayana Waller.
"UNCSA at Home" is an online portal showcasing student and faculty performances past and present to enjoy while stages remain dark due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Susan Jaffe once struggled with her own negative beliefs. And then, she found a solution that transformed her craft and her life, now embodied in her series, "The Effect of Intention: A Creative's Mindset."
UNCSA alumni are nominated for Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk awards for their work on off-Broadway productions. The nominees from UNCSA include Camille A. Brown, Gus Halper, Lisa Renkel, Tim Mackabee and Kristina Poe.