UNCG Magazine

Setting the Stage

CARMENS, TOREADORS, AND FIGAROS; TOSCAS, BESSES, AND QUEENS OF THE NIGHT – WHERE DO THEY COME FROM? In North Carolina, UNCG Opera Theatre is the premier incubator for singers who advance to the...

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Broadway COVID Safety, with Hugh Hysell

As Broadway audiences have cautiously returned to theaters after the Omicron variant wave, safety is top priority for Hugh Hysell ‘88. The actor and Tony Award winning producer now leads The Broadway...

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At the Met

At the Met Perfomance of “La Boheme” at the Met Life on opera’s grandest stage is a whirlwind. “Carmen,” “Verdi,” “Tosca,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Turandot,” “Macbeth,” “Madame Butterfly,” and more...

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UCLS presents …

UNCG’s Concert and Lecture Series, the longest running series of its kind in North Carolina, will mark its 110th season in the coming with some great shows. • Winston Duke, star of the blockbuster...

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A Triumphant Return

A Triumphant Return Above, final dress rehearsal of “Porgy and Bess.” The cast included many UNCG alumni and several students. In early 2020, the opening of Greensboro’s Steven Tanger Center for the...

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1a Chord practicing

Simon says: Spartans have got talent

They made it through round after round on television’s “America’s Got Talent” – receiving standing ovations from the judges and audience for largely a capella versions of songs they love. It...

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UCLS spring season

The university concert and lecture series offers a particularly strong spring line-up, with artists appearing on stage in UNCG Auditorium: • Jan. 14 – Kelli O’Hara• Feb. 6 – Margaret Atwood• Feb....

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Power of dance

This fall’s biggest dance day in Greensboro was led by Spartans. The National Dance Day celebration kicked off with the premier performance of “A Wicked Silence” from Alexandra Joye Warren ’06 MFA. Warren...

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Molly Oldham, singing her song

A rare gift for vocal performance … and a rare cancer to overcome Taylor Theatre’s a big stage. And for the 19 students polishing their choreography for the “My Deer” scene, Sept. 13 starts...

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Martha Bassett '96 MM

The show must go on

Soon after graduating from UNCG’s School of Music, Martha Bassett ’96 MM made a name for herself with her first band, Martha and the Moodswingers. Nine albums later, the jazz singer realized she was...

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BB Bowness

BB makes a banjo ring

She received the Steve Martin Banjo Prize last fall. Her band, Mile Twelve, was named New Artist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. BB Bowness learned banjo in her native...

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Sheena Rose

Museum mural

A major new artwork by Sheena Rose ’16 MFA will grace the Weatherspoon Art Museum atrium this spring and summer. Her vibrant and energetic work is at once anchored in her Caribbean heritage and...

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