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Jim Chandler may be enthusiastic about drama, but he is passionate about uplifting others through his work. Once a theatre student at Radford University in the late 1990s, his educational path helped him realize his dream of becoming an actor and led him to discover something greater.
Through energetic and rhythmically intricate movements, the Festival of South African Dance communicates a perseverance of the human spirit and spreads awareness about the socioeconomic and political challenges facing South Africa. Two distinct groups share these stories through their historical dance traditions in an uplifting and entertaining evening at Radford University at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 10, 2018, at the Bondurant Auditorium
A storm lurks within the Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center. Erin Turner’s “Strange Weather” takes over the gallery Sept. 29, inviting viewers to come in and explore her large sculptural newspaper forms suspended from the ceiling and the walls.
In 17th century Italy, 13 cloistered nuns composed music for the women in their convent but published the music for male singers. Meredith Bowen, assistant professor of music, edited and restored eight of these compositions for female choruses.
Rolling hills, abundant farms, and sunlit moments on the Blue Ridge Parkways will give inspiration to two Radford University College of Visual and Performing Arts painters during the Floyd Plein Air Festival.
What do you get when you cross New York City, 14 Radford University School of Dance and Theatre students, two faculty members, the Today Show and Disney Workshops? As dance and theatre majors discovered in May 2017, you get an incredible learning experience.
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.
The Radford City Fine Arts Show opens with a reception at 5 p.m., June 29, at the Radford University Art Museum Downtown. This juried exhibition of art from Southwest Virginia is a partnership between the university and the City of Radford.
CVPA News From University Relations
One of the few remaining piano and string ensembles, the Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet, bring the combined sound of strings and keys to Radford University on Tuesday, Feb. 6 as the third installment of the 2017-18 University Performance Series.
Radford University will introduce in the fall 2018 semester the Highlander Research Rookies Program, an initiative designed to provide select freshmen and sophomores an opportunity to collaborate on research projects with the university’s faculty.
Radford University students will get a hands-on experience in a studio of the late Dorothy Gillespie – famous for her artistic career – which included the making of nearly 200 sculptures to fill New York’s Rockefeller Center plaza.
How do dancer majors get through exhausting days of rehearsals and training? Nutrition majors have some answers.
Students in the freshman seminar for dance course performed at the Carilion Clinic New River Valley Medical Center on Dec. 6, bringing together patients and families.