YOU'VE GOT THE PASSION.
WE'LL HELP YOU FIND YOUR PATH.

Our Unique Pathways for Success

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Conservatory-quality
training

Supportive
Environment

Cutting-edge
scholarship

Real-world
experiences

Why UNCG is Different

The UNCG School of Music, Theatre and Dance transforms your passion into your professional purpose. Our unique pathway to career success will help you unlock your creativity and develop into a performing artist, scholar, or arts educator.

Conservatory-quality training in the studio

You will benefit from conservatory-quality training and become exceptionally well prepared for careers that include appearing in television series and on Broadway, designing and stage managing, singing at the Metropolitan Opera, performing at Carnegie Hall, and even winning Tony Awards.

Supportive Environment

Our faculty and staff are mentors and advisors with an unusually high level of dedication and commitment. Students thrive in this fun, ingenious and deeply encouraging culture. Plus, our scholarships, assistantships and internships help provide the financial support some students require.

Cutting edge scholarship in the classroom

Study in your artistic discipline will expand your artistic possibilities. And our well-rounded liberal arts program prepares graduates to be engaged citizens who make meaningful contributions to the world while pursuing their performing, teaching and scholarly careers.

Real-world experiences beyond the classroom

UNCG offers more than 350 performances, lectures and other events; therefore, you will have an abundance of real-world experiences to help you develop your craft, build your résumé, and make professional connections that last a lifetime. Arts education students have the opportunity to bring learning to life by collaborating with experienced teachers who have exemplary programs at the primary and secondary levels. Internships or field placements, academic conferences, and study abroad opportunities will expand your perspective and create new connections.

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Meet Our Faculty

Our faculty plays a key role in transforming your passion into your professional purpose. These videos will introduce you to our internationally recognized faculty, their cutting edge scholarship, and how they support, advise and mentor our students.

Music Composition - Dr. Mark Engebretson & Dr. Alejandro Rutty