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Department of Dance News
See what our alumni, faculty and students are doing the week of June 25, 2017.
Radford University dance majors performed in a new work, “Remember the Future,” on May 18 as part of the NASA Langley Research Center Centennial Tribute show at the Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News, Virginia.
See what CVPA alumni, faculty and students have accomplished in June 2017.
An interview with Matthew Robinson, Outstanding Senior in Dance
The CVPA has Spring Fever and a competitive spirit. Radford University is publicly launching a new fundraising initiative April 17. For one week only, April 17 – 21, each college on campus plus Radford University Athletics will raise money for a project of its choice utilizing a new online crowdfunding platform. Each college and Athletics are competing to see which project can reach its goal first.
News from University Relations
Interdisciplinary collaborations help the National Aeronautics and Space Administration celebrate its storied history and accomplishments in a performance on May 18 at the Christopher Newport University Ferguson Center for the Arts in Newport News.
The second of three collaborations between Radford University’s Department of Dance and the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech will bring American Modern Dance icon Twyla Tharp’s style to Radford on March 2.
Radford University Ballet Youth (RUBY) had a student invited to the Youth America Grand Prix finals, a large international ballet competition.
Assistant professor Amy VanKirk encourages difficult discussions through dance. VanKirk challenges her students – including freshmen – to tackle complex and challenging subjects.
Dance instructors Aleksey Plekhanov and Inessa Plekhanova and Radford University Ballet Youth student Lindy Mesmer took home prizes at the 2016 Youth America Grand Prix regional in Philadelphia.