Our news and features showcase some of the best of what students, faculty and the School of Design & Production are doing behind the scenes of UNCSA productions and beyond. From highlighted events to renowned guest artists to industry awards and accolades, there's always something to share about what's going on in the School of Design & Production.
Throughout the year, our newsletter delivers stories of student success, alumni accomplishments and faculty spotlights from the School of Design & Production.
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.
Brett Sellitti, a senior in the School of Design and Production, has received the Richard Hay Undergraduate Scene Design Award from the United States Institute for Theater Technology (USITT).
"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.
A celebrated musical and a celebrated school are innovating, as artists embrace a new era of creating transformative work.
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.
UNCSA has announced the annual recipients of the prestigious William R. Kenan, Jr. Excellence Scholarships, which pay for tuition, fees, room and board for four years of undergraduate study.
Wade Wilson, professor of sound design in the School of Design and Production, will receive a 2020 Board of Governors Award for Teaching Excellence.