News and Events

Department of Dance News

  1. Celebrate autumn with Fall Dance Fest 2016 »


    Fall Dance Fest opens Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. Radford University’s dance students use this annual event to move us into fall. This year features works by Department of Dance faculty danah bella, Deborah McLaughlin, Inessa Plekhanova, Amy VanKirk and new faculty member

    Ji-Eun Lee. They have created a full program of innovative choreography highlighting a wide variety of dance genres including Modern Dance, Classical Ballet and Jazz. 

  2. Kudos and Congratulations »


    Spring and summer may seem quiet on campus at Radford University, but looks are deceiving. The College of Visual and Performing Arts was extremely active with summer school, Quest, Radford University Ballet Youth’s International Summer Intensive Program and Governor’s School. And several of our professors, students and alumni sent of word of their recent achievements.

  3. Congratulations to the CVPA Class of 2016 »


    The College of visual and Performing Arts is pleased to present its 2016 spring graduates.

  4. Student Engagement Forum to host Student Choreography Showcase »


    Dance students present the annual Student Choreography Showcase as part of the Student Engagement Forum Monday and Tuesday, April 25 and 26. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship (OURS) is the host of this campus wide week of events.

  5. Dance to perform at the Kennedy Center »


    Fifteen majors in Radford University’s Department of Dance descended on West Virginia University and landed themselves the opportunity to perform at the Kennedy Center in D.C.

News from University Relations

  1. Dance shines with RUBY success  »


    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.

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


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

  3. Guest Artist Rachel Oliver to visit campus »


    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.

  4. 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.

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