As the largest and most comprehensive school of the performing arts in North Carolina and one of the largest in the Southeast and the nation, the School of Music, Theatre and Dance has the capacity to provide experiences that other institutions cannot. The school consists of the departments of music education, music performance, music studies, theater and dance. All programs are nationally accredited, thus assuring the highest level of quality. The school offers an impressive variety of degrees and certificates from the bachelor’s through the doctoral level. With more than 1,000 students, excellent facilities and an internationally recognized faculty of well over 100 members, SMTD is a vibrant community of artists that annually produces more than 350 performances, lectures and other events. The school is engaged with its community, partners with professional arts organizations and offers pre-college opportunities to thousands of K-12 students each year. It has a strong record of helping its undergraduate and graduate students develop their craft and the knowledge necessary to succeed in the highly competitive world of the arts. Because the school is part of a large research university, a full range of interdisciplinary and collaborative opportunities are readily available. For more information, visit performingarts.uncg.edu.
About UNCG Theatre
The UNCG Department of Theatre provides conservatory-quality training in the studio and cutting-edge scholarship in the classroom to its more than 300 undergraduate and graduate students. The wide knowledge base of the department’s nearly 30 faculty members offers practical experience in a variety of theories and practices. Areas of study include design and theatre technology/technical production, direction, theatre education, theatre performance and theatre for youth. UNCG Theatre has memberships in more than 10 national theater industry organizations and is partnered with the North Carolina Theatre for Young People and Theatre 232. For more information, visit performingarts.uncg.edu/theatre.
About Triad Stage
Triad Stage is a professional not-for-profit regional theater company based in Greensboro with operations in downtown Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Now in its 15th Anniversary Season, Triad Stage productions feature the bold acting and breathtaking design that have been nationally recognized by The Wall Street Journal and by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards®, which named Triad Stage one of the top ten most promising theatres in the country as a recipient of the 2010 National Theatre Company Grant. Triad Stage has also earned accolades including “Best North Carolina Production of 2010” for The Glass Menagerie by Triangle Arts & Entertainment magazine; “One of the Best Regional Theatres in America,” New York’s Drama League; “Best Live Theater” (nine years running), Go Triad/News & Record and The Rhinoceros Times; and “Professional Theatre of the Year” (2003, 2011), North Carolina Theatre Conference.