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Spartan Tours with ‘Hairspray!’

UNCG acting major and "Hairspray!" actor Gabriel Yarborough leaps in the air during a dance on stage.

UNCG acting major Gabriel Yarborough’s lifelong dreams of performance have brought him into the cast of the popular show’s revival. His tour stops in North Carolina with shows in Charlotte from May 31 to June 2.

UNCG Celebrates Graduating Artists

Graduation mortar board with 24 UNCG written on it

UNC Greensboro’s College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) is proud to celebrate its outstanding Spring 2024 graduates. Read just a few of just some of the college’s standout graduates from each of the four schools in CVPA: Music, Theatre, Dance, and Art.

James McBride at UNCG May 16

portrait of James McBride

Greensboro Bound and UNC Greensboro are collaborating to bring National Book Award-winning author James McBride to the Elliott University Center May 16 at 7 p.m.

Tug Watson Named Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre

UNCG Assistant Professor Tug Watson

David “Tug” Watson is a musical theatre artist from New York who most recently performed as a cast member in the Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Watson joined the Broadway company of The Phantom of the Opera in 2018 after receiving his MFA.

Faculty Artist Profile: Marielis Garcia

UNCG faculty Marielis Garcia

Assistant Professor of Dance Marielis Garcia has been a teaching artist since she was barely a teenager—a gutsy teenager who knew exactly what she wanted and wasn’t afraid to ask for it.