The Conservatory Experience

Prospective Students

The Conservatory Experience

UNCSA boasts five standalone arts conservatories — Dance, Design & Production, Drama, Filmmaking and Music — where individual artistry and creative collaboration collide. Students live, work and play with artists across conservatories and collaborate in classes, on personal projects and on the UNCSA performance season. Dancers and filmmakers create together on world class soundstages while actors and designers bring original works to life.

Programs are available at the high school, undergraduate and graduate levels — and students of all ages and skill sets often share the learning environment in ways that enrich the experience for everyone.

Guest artists range from recent graduates to industry icons and are an integral part of the UNCSA campus, often working alongside students in the classroom and on-stage to share their knowledge and expertise.

Dancers reaching together toward the sky

Student Artists in Action

There's no better way to experience the conservatory difference than to see UNCSA students in action. See the work of students in the Schools of Dance, Design & Production, Drama, Filmmaking and Music come to life on our YouTube video hub.

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