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North Carolina School Of The Arts

With North Carolina being home to so much film production, you have mention the school that has produced so much movie talent.

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About the School

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts was founded is a prestigious arts school that is located in Winston Salem, North Carolina. The University of North Carolina School of the Arts was founded in 1965, after the school was approved and created by the North Carolina General Assembly and former North Carolina governor Terry Sanford. The school is home to many arts such as film making, drama, production, dance and music. The school is very competitive to get into and the school only has a little over of 1,500 students at the school. Only the best of the best get accepted to the school as many of its alumni have gone on to very successful career in their specific arts program. The University of North Carolina the School of the Arts was originally called the North Carolina School of the Arts, but it changed in 2008. For more information on the school, check out the school’s website http://www.uncsa.edu/.

Famous Alumni

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts is home to many famous alumni in all of its arts school. Most notably the drama and filmmaking schools have produced such talent that has been involved in several movies and television shows. Some of the famous actors that have come out The University of North Carolina School of the Arts include Anthony Mackie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Anna Camp, Danny McBride, Lucas Hedges, director Jody Hill and many more. Some of those names look very recognizable such as Anthony Mackie who has appeared in several movies and most notably as Hawkeye in the Captain America movies. One of the most famous duo that has come out of the school are Danny McBride and Jody Hill who created the hit HBO show “Eastbound & Down” which stars Danny McBride and was filmed in Wilmington, North Carolina. There has been endless talent that has come out of the School of the Arts.

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