This is the formal reality. The truth and the spirit of the MFA in Theatre Arts at Virginia Tech go beyond these simple facts.
The practical reality is driven by a vision of professional theatre training that is most concerned with the formation of a specific attitude toward the artistic process—a way of thinking based on the changing realities of today's contemporary theatre. It is a vision grounded in
favoring knowledge of current affairs and professional practice, within an awareness of our sometimes common, sometimes uncommon cultural heritages.
Led by the artistic outlook of a faculty that has gathered together in Blacksburg over a number of years from varied professional backgrounds, the purpose of the program is to prepare students for positions of leadership in the profession. We believe leadership in the theater is based on a deep understanding of and skills in collaboration amongst artists and with members of our communities beyond the boundaries of our theater buildings.
Read more about our philosophy and program structure here...
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.