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Study in one of the most prestigious interior design programs in the country; prepare to become nationally certified as a music therapist; or work with ballet faculty who have trained international gold medal winners. Radford University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts is a creative community of talented students and professors dedicated to excellence. As you contribute to vibrant cultural events and exciting outreach activities, you will gain experience not only for a career in the arts, but for leadership in the arts.

Art Dance Interior Design and Fashion      
Music Theatre and Cinema

Where can your story go from here?

If you’ve watched “Glee,” you’ve seen one of our theatre alumna (she played Emma). Been to the Smithsonian? A recent interior design graduate works there. An art alumna designed a pendant for former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. The list goes on.

Recent graduates are working as board-certified music therapists; graphic designers, artists and actors from Roanoke to Hollywood; visual merchandisers and interior designers for top firms and national companies; and dance, art and music teachers.

  • Mezzo soprano Paige Kenley ‘12 soloed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., and is now in graduate school.
  • You can see the work of interior designer Myrissa Mauk ’09 in Interior Design Magazine.
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