News and Events


  1. Starting "The Way It Has To Be" »


    Radford University’s Department of Theatre and Cinema is now rehearsing the world premiere of Jeremiah Munsey’s “The Way It Has To Be.” This is the cast and crew announcement.

  2. Radford University keeps the memories of WWII alive in an original production  »


    Based on family journals and mementos, Radford University premiers the new musical production “Keep This For Me: Memories Of The Last War” by Amy Vankirk and Tommy Iafrate. The production opens Jan. 30.

  3. Carl Lefko gives keynote address at Virginia State Thespian Conference »


    Carl Lefko presented “USITT and You, Turning Dreams into Reality” as a keynote address at the Jan. 10 Virginia State Thespian Conference at George Mason University.

  4. A look back at Fall 2014 »


    We are cleaning out our photo files for the semester and realized you may not have seen some of these images. Most are from CVPA classes, projects and performances.  

  5. Guest Artist Matt Radford returns to direct "Twelfth Night" »


    Matthew Radford has is returning to the Pridemore Playhouse. The guest artist who portrayed Theseus/Oberon in the RU 2003 production of  “A Midsummer Night's Dream” is the Department of Theatre and Cinema’s guest director for April 2015’s “Twelfth Night.”

  6. United We Dance »


    Students in Radford University’s Department of Dance will perform “United We Dance” at Radford University’s Albig Studio Theater in Peters Hall on Nov. 19 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is open to the public and free of charge. 

News from University Relations

  1. "The Dining Room" comes to Pridemore Playhouse »


    The almost-mythological tradition of sitting down together to a family dinner is the main course of "The Dining Room," the third production of the Radford University Department of Theatre and Cinema's 2013-14 season.

  2. RU Ballet Youth program encourages young dancers to explore their art »


    The art of dance is alive and well in the greater Radford University community thanks to the Department of Dance and the Radford University Ballet Youth program.

  3. Governor's Schools return to Radford for fourth year »


    Radford University welcomed nearly 400 of the Commonwealth's most talented high school students to campus last week for its fourth hosting of the Virginia Summer Residential Governor's Schools in the Humanities and the Visual and Performing Arts.

  4. 'Shadow Waltz' portrays coal miners' stories »


    The story of coal mining in Appalachia and the devastation of black lung disease will come to life when the Radford University Department of Dance presents "The Shadow Waltz," a dance and theatre piece inspired by oral histories of miners.

  5. April is all about the arts »


    RU steps into spring with a full calendar of arts events. The departments of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre & Cinema will showcase the talents and creative projects of students and faculty. All events are free unless otherwise noted.