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Department of Dance News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.  

  3. 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. 

  4. Q&A with the actress who plays "Babe" »


    Cindrich is a junior majoring in theater and minoring in dance. Not only is she playing the lead role of Babe in "Babe, the Sheep-Pig," but she has been continuously working on ticket sales and decorating the front of the house boards for the show. 

  5. RU’s Nutcracker is a study in pure collaboration  »


    The “Nutcracker” has been an RU tradition since 1982. Since 2006, this year marks Associate Professor Inessa Plekhanova’s fifth year of original choreography and direction, bringing together dancers, musicians, actors, artists and the local community.

News from University Relations

  1. '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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Theatre production presents 100 years of RU's greatest hits »


    Showcasing some of the most popular performances at Radford University in the past 100 years, the School of Dance and Theatre this week presents "Timeless: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future."