Renowned Voice Coach/Consultant Visits Department
World-renowned vocal coach and consultant Andrew Wade visited our department and conducted workshops for students Friday, Nov. 30, and Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012. Wade is the former Head of Voice at the Royal Shakespeare Company (1990-2003) and was the Verse Consultant on the movie "Shakespeare in Love," among many other accolades.
Theatre Students Featured in Research Journal Philologia
Theatre students were well represented in this year's undergraduate research work, as shown in an article about Sammi Santini's costume design work in the current issue of Philologia, the college undergraduate research journal. Our students regularly participate in the Undergraduate Research Conference on campus, and they show their research to the public with every performance.
Cinema Student's Video on Greenpeace Website
Theatre & Cinema student Noah Eakin shot a video for Greenpeace, which went live on their website and on YouTube. View the video here.
Congratulations to Students Earning SAFD Skills Proficiency Levels
Dale Girard came to VT to adjudicate the Society of American Fight Directors (SAFD) Unarmed Skills Proficiency Test on Feb. 11. Eight of our students tested and performed, and all eight passed the test and were granted a Certificate of Skills Proficiency. Jordan Goldston, Kristin Macomber, Noah Downs, Jordan Sarvay, Bryanna Demerly, and Sarah Yorke all earned the basic pass; Daniel Fissmer and Emily Green were granted the higher level recommended pass. Congratulations to all the combatants and to their teacher and coach, Cara Rawlings.
Professors Ann Kilkelly, Bob Leonard, and MFA student Jon Catherwood-Ginn will be presenting a workshop entitled "Interactive Theatre as a Tool for Civic Dialogue and Action" at the Association of American Colleges and Universities' 2011 conference "Arts & Humanities: Toward a Flourishing State?". The conference will be held in Providence, Rhode Island, November 3-5.
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.