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Department of Dance News

  1. Jun 20, 2014

    Dance’s Inessa Plekhanova is the 2014 Distinguished Creative Scholar

    Inessa Plekhanova, associate professor of dance, is the winner of the 2014 Radford University Foundation’s Distinguished Creative Scholar Award for her consistent record of creative contributions to her academic discipline.

  2. Jun 20, 2014

    2014 CVPA tenure and promotions

    The CVPA proudly announces its 2014 newest tenured faculty and promotions.

  3. May 12, 2014

    2014 CVPA students graduate with awards

    During Commencement 2014, the outstanding student awards were presented to undergrads and graduate students from each department. It was also a time to reflect upon all the achievements our students have accomplished.

  4. Apr 21, 2014

    RU dance students present original choreography

    Five dance majors will present their creative works in the 2014 Student Choreography Showcase April 23 and 24, as part of the Radford University Student Engagement Forum. Pieces cover such themes as goodbyes, historic subject matter, relationships, type A personalities, mannequins who come to life, and student motivations.

  5. Apr 21, 2014

    Dance majors perform in New York

    Radford University’s Assistant Professor of Dance Amy VanKirk was among 14 selected choreographers selected to present work at New York Jazz Choreography Project. With this, she took six dance majors to perform her work on the Salvatore Capezio Theater stage.

     

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News from University Relations

  1. Jun 3, 2014

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

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

  2. Oct 2, 2013

    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. Apr 23, 2013

    '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.

  4. Apr 2, 2013

    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.

  5. Feb 18, 2013

    Stomp brings its high-energy show to RU

    Stomp, the world-famous percussion ensemble, is bringing its explosive show to Radford University on Thursday, Feb. 21.

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