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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. RU's Nutcracker is a study in pure collaboration »

    11/4/2014

    The magic in the "Nutcracker" ballet goes beyond the mesmerizing Tchaikovsky holiday story.

  2. Guest Artist Rachel Oliver to visit campus »

    9/10/2014

    Freelance dancer, choreographer and movement instructor Rachel Oliver will visit the Department of Dance at Radford University on Sept. 16, to offer master classes in modern dance technique as a guest artist.

  3. Margaret Devaney selected as RU College of Visual and Performing Arts dean »

    6/3/2014

    Margaret Devaney has been named the new dean of RU's College of Visual and Performing Arts following a national search.

  4. Criminal justice and theater students unite for conflict management workshop »

    3/26/2014

    Criminal justice and theater students at Radford University are teaming up for a unique role playing exercise about conflict management and domestic disputes on Tuesday, April 1.