Arts at UNC Blog
Megan Cournoyer, Statera Ambassador
UNC School of Theatre Arts & Dance grad (Class of '15) Megan Cournoyer was just added as the newest Statera Ambassador. Statera Foundation is an organization that works towards gender equity in theatre.
February 26, 2018
Open Space Festival 2018
The University of Northern Colorado Open Space Festival of New Music features guest artists in concerts with UNC faculty, students, and the UNC Symphony, lectures, and roundtable discussions. Open Space is an annual event that brings significant composers and performers of contemporary music to our campus.
February 05, 2018
Theatre & Dance Professors and Alum Present Research in South Africa
In May, Professors Dr. Mary Schuttler and Gillian McNally presented at the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network. Dr. Schuttler presented a paper on the impact of UNC’s 2016 production of The Transition of Doodle Pequeño. Gillian McNally facilitated a panel discussion on LGBTQ TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences). In this panel, she also shared the impact of The Transition of Doodle Pequeño on the UNC students, the children in the audience and the elementary school’s reactions to this controversial production. Adding to both of these panels was UNC Alumnae Sam Provenzano.
July 05, 2017
Professor Mark Montemayor Named PVA Scholar of the Year
Congratulations to Mark Montemayor, Professor of Music, for being selected as the 2017-2018 Scholar of the Year for UNC’s College of Performing and Visual Arts.
May 12, 2017
Lemke’s “The Penland Experience” showcases the works that he created while working at Penland School of Crafts, located in North Carolina. This body of work is an exploration of his interest in marine biology as well as the defense mechanisms of different marine creatures. Lemke said that the various teapots, cups, mugs, Saki sets and other vessels shown in the exhibition all gave him a chance to experiment with new techniques, ideas and glazes.
April 12, 2017