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News & Events

  1. New director brings high energy to Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat »


    Radford University School of Dance and Theatre presents “Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat” Dec. 5 at the Pridemore Playhouse. Prepare for an energetic show filled with lots of action by 11 actors who constantly run, jump, swing, slide, ride bikes, and do cartwheels.

  2. The Return of the Porterfield Ensemble  »


    The Porterfield Ensemble is revived by Wesley Young, professor of theatre, and is currently touring the area with a new production of "Brush Up Your Shakespeare.

  3. Fall highlights »


    Here is just a sampling of what we do at the College of Visual and Performing Arts during the semester.

  4. Students rise to the challenge of producing “The Zoo Story” »


    Radford University theatre student actors, designers and a director take the Hawes Studio Theatre stage with their interpretation of Edward Albee’s “The Zoo Story” in early November.

  5. Radford University theatre department tackles play about body image »


    Mac McMullen portrays the doctor and Madeline Murchie-Beyma plays Wanda in The Waiting Room.

  6. Faculty adventures from the past summer »


    Summer seems like a distant memory. The current semester is in full swing as are the CVPA events. We decided to take a breather and remember those months past by catching you up with how some of our faculty spent those months.

  7. Three casts for three great plays this fall »


    The Department of Theatre and Cinema announces its casts for three fall semester theatre productions. The plays are “The Waiting Room”, “The Zoo Story”, and “The Cat in the Hat.”  

  8. Contemporary Gond tribal art from Central India comes to Radford »


    Bright colorful depictions of tribal mythology are the subject of a Radford University Art Museum exhibition of modern-day Pardhan Gond art from central India, curated by John H. Bowles.

  9. Faculty Promotions and Service Awards »


    Two faculty members received promotions and several others were honored for their years of service to Radford University. One staff member was given a service award as well.

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