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  1. May 12, 2014

    2014 CVPA students graduate with awards

    During Commencement 2014, the outstanding student awards were presented to undergrads and graduate students from each department. It was also a time to reflect upon all the achievements our students have accomplished.

  2. Apr 21, 2014

    RU dance students present original choreography

    Five dance majors will present their creative works in the 2014 Student Choreography Showcase April 23 and 24, as part of the Radford University Student Engagement Forum. Pieces cover such themes as goodbyes, historic subject matter, relationships, type A personalities, mannequins who come to life, and student motivations.

  3. Apr 21, 2014

    Dance majors perform in New York

    Radford University’s Assistant Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk was among 14 selected choreographers selected to present work at New York Jazz Choreography Project. With this, she took six dance majors to perform her work on the Salvatore Capezio Theater stage.

     

  4. Mar 31, 2014

    RU dancers are "Dancing on the Edge"

    The RU Department of Dance is once again “Dancing on the Edge” with its annual spring concert. This year the choreography by dance faculty danah bella, Inessa Plekhanova and Amy VanKirk will be featured along with that of guest artists Wesley Williams Jr. and Atiba Rorie.

  5. Mar 31, 2014

    Q&A with dance major Caleb Waybright

    Dance major Caleb Waybright is having a busy couple of weeks. You may have seen him recently in “Paradigm Shift,” “Cabaret” or this week’s “Dancing on the Edge.” As the most recent CVPA Face of the Week, we asked him about why he transferred to RU, about being the only male in the Women’s History Month’s “Paradigm Shift” and his plans after graduation.

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  1. Feb 18, 2013

    Stomp brings its high-energy show to RU

    Stomp, the world-famous percussion ensemble, is bringing its explosive show to Radford University on Thursday, Feb. 21.

  2. Feb 5, 2013

    Theatre production presents 100 years of RU's greatest hits

    Showcasing some of the most popular performances at Radford University in the past 100 years, the School of Dance and Theatre this week presents "Timeless: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future."

  3. Nov 26, 2012

    'The Nutcracker' Returns to RU Campus

    Toy soldiers, dancing mice, Clara, Herr Drosselmeyer and the storied Sugar Plum Fairy will bring holiday magic to the Radford University campus in December when the Radford University Ballet Theater presents the perennial holiday favorite "The Nutcracker."

  4. Jul 19, 2012

    RU Hosts Top High School Talent for Virginia Governor's School

    For the third year, Radford University is hosting nearly 400 of the commonwealth's most talented high school students on campus for the Virginia Summer Residential Governor's Schools in the Humanities and the Visual and Performing Arts.

  5. May 22, 2012

    Five Honored as CVPA’s First Outstanding Graduates

    Honoring its highest-achieving students for the first time, the College of Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA) presented the 2012 Outstanding Graduating Student awards at Radford University's Spring Commencement ceremonies.

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