Everything You Need to Know About the Divine Nine

Everything You Need to Know About the Divine Nine

Who are the “Divine Nine”? What do they stand for? And how have they influenced performing arts? As part of our Black History Month celebration, UpStaged Entertainment looks answer all of those questions and shed light on the nine members of the National...
History of Step

History of Step

This Black History Month, UpStaged Entertainment is peeling back the history of multiple, traditionally African-American performing arts in an effort to raise awarenes and shed light on their profound impact on American culture.  First off is Stepping or step-dancing,...
Motivation Monday: Martha Graham

Motivation Monday: Martha Graham

Martha Graham (May 11, 1894 – April 1, 1991)  American dancer and choreographer whose style, the Graham technique, revolutionized modern dance.  Martha Graham danced and taught for over seventy years. She was the first dancer to perform at the White House, travel...
Giving Tuesday: Charities Profile

Giving Tuesday: Charities Profile

This #GivingTuesday, our UpStaged community wants to shoutout and thank a few organizations that work tirelessly throughout the year. We have highlighted four organizations that our previous winners have split their winnings with. Learn about their work, and give...
2022 NCPA COLLEGE DJ CHAMPIONSHIPS: FINALE AT THE VMAS

2022 NCPA COLLEGE DJ CHAMPIONSHIPS: FINALE AT THE VMAS

…And that’s a wrap on the 2022 NCPA College DJ Championships! Starting with 32 DJs, these three finalists rose to the top after several rounds of fan voting. During this awesome finale event at the MTV VMAs, we announced DJ Zoe Crazy as our first place winner! FIRST...
WINNER! DJ Zoe Crazy

WINNER! DJ Zoe Crazy

The fans have voted, and the WINNER of the NCPA College DJ Championship at the VMA’s is… 🥁 DJ ZOE CRAZY!!! From Florida A&M University 🏆 CONGRATS! You made it all the way from 32 down to YOU and you’ve won the top cash prize plus tons of DJ gear by Roland Global...
IG Takeover: Zach Alderdice

IG Takeover: Zach Alderdice

While it seems like summer just started, back-to-school season is already here. Students across the country are moving into their dorms and apartments and wondering about what classes to take, what hobbies to pursue, and what major to choose. So, to help those...
Intern Spotlight: Bailey Vought

Intern Spotlight: Bailey Vought

The time has come to introduce our second to last intern in the Intern Spotlight series: Bailey Vought (she/her)! Bailey is a rising senior from Oklahoma who is majoring in communication and minoring in theater and English at Stanford University. Bailey has been...
Intern Spotlight: Sarah Dube

Intern Spotlight: Sarah Dube

Every good team has a great leader and our intern team is no different! Last week we introduced you to Amanda, but this week we’ll be diving in and speaking with the intern team leader, Sarah Dube (she/they). Sarah started out as an intern with UpStaged in February,...