a place for Creativity

We believe in the transformative power of the performing arts.

Vocal performance major Lindsey Bass selected as first Glen Salmon Scholar

Vocal performance major Lindsey Bass selected as first Glen Salmon Scholar

Lindsey Bass, of Pasadena, Maryland, will be the inaugural recipient of the new Glen E. Salmon Scholarship for Multidisciplinary Studies. [...]

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Summer Arts Festival 2016 Market Square Jam

JULY 27 Reed's Feed and Seed | AUGUST 3 Indian Run String Band

Market Square Park

Every Wednesday through Sept. 28 at 8 pm

Free

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Summer Arts Festival 2016 Outdoor Concerts

PANJAMMERS (Steel Drums) and MEGAN JEAN & THE KFB (Gypsy Jazz/Americana)

Henderson Lawn

Friday, July 29 at 5:15 pm

Free

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Summer Arts Festival 2016 - 36th Annual Steppin’ Out

Steppin' Out is a "Rain or Shine" event!

Downtown Blacksburg

August 5-6

Free

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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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