The Fralin SURF program is a 10-week training program designed to give motivated Virginia Tech undergraduates the opportunity to engage in full-time research and related professional development activities that mirror graduate training.
The theatre arts and marketing management graduate brings joy to audiences from both sides of the curtain. For his day job, he is stage manager for Cirque du Soleil. But in his off hours, he performs at Walt Disney World, has a side gig with the Tony Awards, and volunteers with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
The first building on the Blacksburg campus to feature Hokie Stone has undergone a restoration, received a new name, and welcomed new tenants. A ribbon-cutting celebration will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. April 30. Both the university community and the public are invited.
Virginia Tech students will perform songs and scenes from the musical “The Sap of Life,” followed by a question-and-answer session with the composer/lyricist team of Richard Maltby Jr. and David Shire.
The Blacksburg Master Chorale and Virginia Tech Choirs join bass-baritone Kevin Deas to honor African-American composer, arranger, and singer Harry Burleigh with the performance “Deep River: The Art of the Spiritual” at the Moss Arts Center on Saturday, March 23.
Rooted in residency work at Virginia Tech, the TEAM and the National Theatre of Scotland bring a collision of national mythologies and personal histories with two performances of “Anything That Gives Off Light” at the Moss Arts Center on Friday, March 1, and Saturday, March 2.
The Virginia Tech Percussion Ensemble, Escape Ten duo, and Virginia Tech West African Drumming Ensemble come together to perform a concert of percussion music on Nov. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moss Arts Center.
Ruth Waalkes, associate provost for the arts and executive director of the Moss Arts Center, shared with the Board of Visitors how Virginia Tech’s arts integration efforts are changing the way students see the world.