a place for Creativity

We believe in the transformative power of the performing arts.

Marching Virginians pay tribute to Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tony Distler

The 'voice' of the Marching Virginians will retire after 40 seasons Marching Virginians pay tribute to Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus Tony Distler

November 1. Virginia Tech plays Boston College. It’s halftime. The Marching Virginians run onto the field, face the press box, and horns come up. A familiar voice is heard in Lane Stadium: [...]

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Honor Band Concert

Honor band students perform an afternoon concert

Moss Arts Center

Sunday, Jan. 25

Free

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Cooper and Hemingway: The True Gen

"One of the few documentaries that captured the complex man that was my father." - Patrick Hemingway

Lyric Theatre

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Free

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Mainstage Theatre: Fool for Love

Probing, yet sharply humorous study of love, hate, and the dying myths of the Old West.

Studio Theatre, Squires

Feb. 24-28; Mar. 2-5

$10 general/$8 senior and student

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Our Programs at a Glance

Music

Our program in Music offers a range of degree options: performance, composition, education, and technology.

A low ratio of students to teachers (10:1) allows us to work closely with you.

Our faculty of distinguished teaching artists and internationally known visiting artists are here to help you develop your own talents and aesthetic.

The School of Performing Arts is a unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

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Theatre

Our program in Theatre reaches beyond the conventional, producing contemporary works alongside new takes on classic plays.

We believe in learning by doing: in the classroom and in production.

Our low ratio of students to teachers (10:1) allows us to work closely with you to develop your own talents.

We offer both a B.A. and an M.F.A. degree in Theatre. Learn more about the graduate program.

The School of Performing Arts is a unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences .

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Cinema

Our Cinema Production and Studies program features a variety of courses in production, film history, and criticism.

The program is hands-on - - the opportunity to work on projects using the latest tools and technology is made available from the first semester in the program.

We encourage creative student work that develops communication and collaboration skills.

Our faculty serve as guides to help you to develop your own artistic aesthetics.

The School of Performing Arts is a unit within the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences.

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