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Casting announced for Oklahoma!
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
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 CVPA alumni, faculty and students have accomplished in June 2017.
Interview with Addie Pawlick, Outstanding Senior in Theatre
Each year, with the coming of flowers and warmer breezes and the imminent end of the spring semester also comes “Making a Scene: An Evening of One Acts.” This project of the advanced directing class features each aspiring director’s final project presentation. The number of one acts depends on the number of students and this year that total is seven.
“The Farce of Martin of Cambray,” translated into modern English by Jody Enders as “Cooch E. Whippet,” depicts a dysfunctional relationship between a husband, Cooch and his wife Wilhelmina. Radford University Departments of English and Theatre present this collaboration at 6 p.m., April 18 and 19.
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.
Students of the Advanced Directing class will present their final projects this week. “Making a Scene,” Radford’s free and annual one-act play festival, will feature works by aspiring directors.
The Radford Theater Department is showcasing its production of the musical “Oklahoma!” in April. Originally premiering in 1943, “Oklahoma!” is celebrating its 75th anniversary.
The School of Dance and Theatre wrapped up two performances of the collaborative work “BEFORE and BEYOND WORDS” on Jan. 26-27 at the Albig Studio Theater.
After graduating from Radford University in May, Addie Pawlick, of Chester, completed her first production as lighting designer in graduate school at the University of Houston.
The audience of “Speech & Debate” received a heavy dose of reality, which covered intense material in the lives of a small group of high school students.
Radford University alumna Alicia Sable, who is a guest artist in the production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" at Radford University, was featured in a story in The Roanoke Times.
Alicia Sable ’01 will return to Radford University this month as a guest artist in the Department of Theatre and Cinema’s production of “The Importance of Being Earnest.”
Assistant Professor Molly Hood uses her real-world experience of portraying Hamlet to teach Radford University students about theatre.
First-grader Junie B. Jones brought energy and spunk to Radford University in holiday-themed performances in December.
Radford University was featured in The Roanoke Times over the past week, covering a variety of topics.