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  1. Emmy-winning “American Horror Story” hair designer to share his craft at Radford University  »

    2/5/2016

    Frightful, glamorous, normal and sometimes even paranormal – these are some descriptions for the work of award-winning theatrical hair designer Monte Haught, who is leading a master class and talkback with students at Radford University in February.

  2. Student director takes spring project personally »

    2/4/2016

    What if our childhood comic strip icons grew up and became teenagers? Find out in Bert V. Royal’s “Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead” starting Feb. 17 at Radford University.

  3. The Department of Theatre announces casts for spring 2016 productions »

    1/21/2016

    Two productions were recently cast for this semester. They are “Dog Sees God” and “Anything Goes” with music and lyrics by Cole Porter.

  4. Two theatre majors selected to audition at the Southeastern Theatre Conference »

    12/9/2015

    Two Radford University theatre majors were selected to go onto Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) spring auditions during the recent Virginia Theatre Association Conference in Norfolk.

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

    11/24/2015

    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.

  6. The Return of the Porterfield Ensemble  »

    11/18/2015

    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.

News from University Relations

  1. Virginia Thespian Conference comes to Radford »

    2/2/2016

    Hundreds of Virginia's most talented young performers spent a weekend on the Radford University campus at the Virginia Thespians Conference Jan. 29-31.

  2. Dance shines with RUBY success  »

    1/27/2016

    Dance instructors Aleksey Plekhanov and Inessa Plekhanova and Radford University Ballet Youth student Lindy Mesmer took home prizes at the 2016 Youth America Grand Prix regional in Philadelphia.

  3. Radford University international dance program featured in Roanoke Times »

    7/17/2015

    The RUBY International Summer Intensive Program (ISIP), and annual, two-week ballet program was recently featured in the Roanoke Times.

  4. Twelfth Night takes the stage »

    4/8/2015

    Nearly 13 years after first visiting the university with which he shares a name, Matt Radford returns as the guest director for Radford University's production of William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night, or What You Will," opening on April 14.