May 28 - Summer I begins
July 9 - Summer II begins
Aug. 10 - Web Drop/Add opens for Fall 2013 courses
Aug. 17 - Summer sessions end
Aug. 26 - Fall semester classes begin
Aug. 29 - Major's Meeting
and No Fear Theatre
Aug. 30 - Last day to add classes
VT Grad Part of Tony-Winning Show
David Thompson, M.F.A.'96, Costume Design & Technology, posted this in the wee hours of Monday morning:
"I have now been up for 22 hours. I have had the once in a lifetime experience of my first Tony Award telecast. My show won 4 Tonys....I have a picture of Cindy Lauper's fantastic shoes, and a kiss from the diva herself, Neil Patrick Harris complimented my tie, and I can sum it all up in 2 words...THANK YOU! I am so blessed....."
David is a dresser and part of the wardrobe crew for the Broadway revival of Pippin the Musical, which won the Tony for best musical revival, plus statues for best director of a musical, lead actress and featured actress, at Sunday's awards. The excitement was clearly running high, based on the photos and video he shared. Congrats to all.
M.F.A. Alum Is Assistant Art Director for "Behind the Candelabra"
The new, much-talked-about HBO film, "Behind the Candelabra," staring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, boasts Theatre Arts M.F.A. alum Eric R. Johnson ('07) as its Assistant Art Director. The made for TV movie airs Sunday, May 26, and is but the latest of several film and television projects Eric has done as a Set Designer and Art Director. You can see more on his web site. As a student, he was the set designer for Boston Marriage and Joe Turner's Come and Gone, among other shows.
2013-14 Mainstage Season Announced
The 2013-14 season of mainstage theatre productions opens in October with Suddenly Last Summer by Tennessee Williams. The show will be directed by Bob McGrath and performed on the classic proscenium stage in Haymarket Theatre. Anton Chekov's Three Sisters, directed by David Johnson, fills the second main stage slot in November. The spring semester opens with Richard Greenberg's Three Days of Rain, directed by Bob Leonard. The final show of the season, a musical, will be Spring Awakening, with book and lyrics by Steven Slater, music by Duncan Sheik. This will be a collaborative production between the music and theatre programs in the School with direction by Susanna Rinehart. Additional T101 and workshop productions will be added to the schedule after classes begin next fall.
Summer Arts Festival 2013
Concerts. Movies. Storytelling. Theatre. Art Exhibits. Special Events in town. It all begins in June and runs into August. And everything is FREE.
Friday Night Out Concerts
6 p.m. Henderson Lawn
June 21 Cyrus Pace Quartet
June 28 No Strings Attached
July 5 Gerry Timlin
July 12 Three Minute Lovin'
July 19 Sexual Chocolate
July 26 Key West Band
Theatre & Storytelling
Stuart Little, by Joseph Robinette
performed by Roanoke Children's Theatre
Squires Studio Theatre
June 21-22, 2pm & 6pm
June 23, 2pm
Reserve free tickets at: www.stuartlittle.eventbrite.com
Andy Offutt Irwin, storyteller
June 29, Amphitheater at Henderson Lawn
4pm, Children's Show
7pm, Family Show
Loose Threads, a performance piece
Theatre 101, College Avenue
July 12-13, 19-20 @ 7:30pm
July 14 & 21 @ 2pm
Advance reservations: www.loosethreads.eventbrite.com
Get the complete movie, exhibit, and special event schedule at www.sopac.vt.edu, call 540-231-5921, or check the Facebook page linked below.
For more information about future events, click here. For ticket information, click here.
NOTE: To check ticket availability after hours, please call 540-808-6504.