Cyrus Art Production LLC

Cyrus Art Production LLC produces live performance, visual art, guest lecture series, community outreach, classes, and inspiring cultural events. Directed by UNCG Associate Professor Duane Cyrus, a former member of both Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham dance companies, this group brings a diverse and fluid cultural perspective to its audiences, providing an experience that goes beyond the limitations of one specific medium or art form to build a community for creative expression.

Top-level professionals and special guest artists with successful international careers are always involved in Cyrus’s distinctive interdisciplinary work with concerts such as “The Vital Grace Project”, “A Seat in History” and “Stars of American Dance”. In North Carolina the group has performed at the NC Museum of History, North Carolina Museum of Art, Carolina Theatre, Aycock Auditorium, International Civil Rights Museum, The Greensboro Cultural Arts Center, and Triad Stage among others. Abroad, the company has performed and engaged audiences at the 92nd St Y, Ailey Citigroup Theatre (NYC) and as far away as Tokyo, Hiroshima and Honolulu.  Cyrus Art Production has been delighting audiences in North Carolina area and beyond for over seven years and is expanding its reach by presenting accessible, thought-provoking work that educates as well as entertains.

Artist development and entrepreneurship in the arts are an important part of the Cyrus Art Production ethos. Duane Cyrus regularly presents development seminars and courses for artists to develop career management and sustainability skills. Coupled with high standards of excellence for dance and theatrical performance, Cyrus Art Production is fostering a more integrated approach to artist development and presentation.  Cyrus Art Production provides access to the arts with a passion for performance!



Access to Art Academy

Access to Art Academy (A2A) is a professional development center providing performing arts professionals and pre-professionals the knowledge management and performance workshops necessary to build and sustain their careers. A2A is the education component for Cyrus Art Production LLC. The purpose of A2A is to help build the next generation of top-notch professional performing artists. We provide this service for aspiring artists within the Greater Greensboro area of North Carolina.


Service Provided

Cyrus Art Production and Access to Art Academy can design performance and arts education programs to suit your needs. We are available for performances, art exhibitions, galleries, workshops, conferences and residencies.


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