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News From Around The College

  1. Celebrate autumn with Fall Dance Fest 2016 »

    10/13/2016

    Fall Dance Fest opens Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Radford University’s dance students use this annual event to move us into fall. This year features works by Department of Dance faculty danah bella, Deborah McLaughlin, Inessa Plekhanova, Amy VanKirk and new faculty member

    Ji-Eun Lee. They have created a full program of innovative choreography highlighting a wide variety of dance genres including Modern Dance, Classical Ballet and Jazz. 

  2. An exhibition of 16 Hands »

    10/6/2016

    Eight artists, 16 hands and a wealth of talent and experience came together into one collective group of ceramists and a woodworker. Known as 16 Hands, their latest artworks will be on exhibition at Radford University Art Museum from Oct. 13-Dec. 14.

  3. Amplified: The Electric Cellist comes to Radford University »

    10/6/2016

    Student and local community members can experience Jeffrey Krieger, the Electric Cellist, Oct. 18 at the Radford University Performance Hall in the Covington Center. The University Performance Series is sponsoring this free concert.

  4. Remembering the Holocaust: Radford University opens theatre season with ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ »

    9/29/2016

    In its season opener Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema brings to life this young girl’s story in “The Diary of Anne Frank.” Written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, and adapted by Wendy Kesselman, this newer iteration of the play is based on Anne Frank’s famous diary chronicling the highs and lows of their self-imposed confinement.

  5. Announcing the theatre casts for Fall 2016 »

    9/15/2016

    The Department of Theatre and Cinema announces the casts for their fall 2016 theatre productions.

  6. Presenting the 2016-17 Radford University Theatre Season »

    9/15/2016

    The Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema proudly announces an exciting season 2016-17 that asks “What’s your history?” Whether it is keeping a diary to have something sensational to read in the train or to chronicle one of history’s greatest tragedies, the thread running through the season is that many of the characters, in his or her own way, are intent on recording and sharing their stories. Two young women want to keep track of their romances; a young man needs to work through a life-altering mistake. A feisty little girl is determined to track the travails of first grade and another student must complete a paper for a grade. Two of the characters are compelled to write by lives and forces outside their control. And all of them and the department of Theatre want to share these stories with you!

  7. Music student perfects the art of international event management »

    9/7/2016

    Music business student Melissa Caton’s summer took an exotic turn when she found herself in Italy, working with some of the best musicians in the world. Caton interned with Shannon Dillon, International Music House of Virginia president and Virginia IBLA Foundation director. This nonprofit Foundation hosts the IBLA Grand Prize, an annual international classical music competition Ragusa-Ibla in Sicily. The winners then go on tour in the United States and Asia.

  8. September kudos and congratulations »

    9/1/2016

    See what CVPA faculty, alumni and students achieved in late summer and are doing off campus in September. These include Reagan Burns, Suzanne Guppy, Holly Cline, Clara Heaton, Sean Kotz, Kevin Kwon, Kristin Machac, Kareem McCullough, Anne Nicholson, Halide Salam, Ken Smith, Knic Ulmstead and Shaun Whiteside.

  9. The National Poster Retrospecticus celebrates the art of gig posters at Radford University »

    8/30/2016

    In a college environment, posters are often the quintessential motif determining the design of many dorm rooms. But posters are so much more than this, especially hand-printed ones – they are an art form in their own right. Radford University Art Museum promotes this idea with the National Poster Retrospecticus (NPR), a gig and art poster show on exhibition from Sept. 8 to Oct. 7.

  10. Kudos and Congratulations »

    7/28/2016

    Spring and summer may seem quiet on campus at Radford University, but looks are deceiving. The College of Visual and Performing Arts was extremely active with summer school, Quest, Radford University Ballet Youth’s International Summer Intensive Program and Governor’s School. And several of our professors, students and alumni sent of word of their recent achievements.

CVPA News From University Relations

  1. Radford University: Then and now »

    11/14/2016

    Radford University students undertook the task of restoring and digitizing photos of Radford’s past.

  2. Two passions drive Professor Jim Borling: The Cubs and music therapy »

    11/8/2016

    Professor Jim Borling remembers running home from school to catch the tail end of a baseball game. Not just any team, though. His Cubbies only played day games at the time.

  3. Flying Tigers take off at Reagan National Airport, land in Radford »

    11/2/2016

    The work of Haoqin Gong was featured in collaboration with Radford University’s graphic design students and professors at Reagan National Airport in a showcase of East and West artistic culture this past summer.

  4. Professor connects history to dance »

    11/1/2016

    Assistant professor Amy VanKirk encourages difficult discussions through dance. VanKirk challenges her students – including freshmen – to tackle complex and challenging subjects.

  5. Choral collaboration combines biology with music »

    10/12/2016

    New choral director Meredith Bowen is using an unlikely source to guide an upcoming concert – biology.