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Dave Shuhy Awarded Grant for Immersive Design Experience

  Monday, February 18, 2019
— Theater lecturer Dr. Dave Shuhy has been awarded a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts for his Immersive Design Experience (IDX), an intensive technical theater/design summer program for area high school students. IDX is a three-day ...

Alumni Profile: Bryan Austin

  Thursday, January 03, 2019
— Visitors to Colonial Williamsburg often cross paths with one of America's Founding Fathers, James Madison, vividly brought to life by Bryan Austin '10. Read the full story below.  

Performing Arts Medicine Q+A

  Monday, November 12, 2018
— Through a partnership formed in 2013, Riverside Performing Arts Medicine helps Christopher Newport students enrolled in music, theater and dance programs nurture their individual talents. Voice pathologist Ann Cyptar – just one ...

David Shuhy Awarded Grant to Establish Summer Theater Design Program

  Thursday, April 12, 2018
— Dr. David Shuhy, lecturer in the Department of Theater and Dance, has been awarded a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts to establish the Immersive Design Experience (IDX) program. The studio-based program will enable high school ...

In Performance and In Service

  Monday, March 05, 2018
— By receiving a Ferguson Enterprises Performing Arts Scholarship, Christopher Newport students demonstrate a commitment to their education as well as to serving others. Two theater majors, Kristin Zipprich and Cody Hall, exemplify the spirit of ...

A Mutually Beneficial Relationship

  Wednesday, February 21, 2018
— Through several key partnerships, Riverside Health System (RHS) plays a pivotal role in the life and success of Christopher Newport as one of the University’s leading contributors. RMG Scholars As our undergraduates make a significant ...

Rockin' Road to Dublin

  Wednesday, January 17, 2018
— From performing in his high school marching band to tackling technical theater work in college, Chris Smith ’07 exudes a passion for the performing arts. Today he travels the nation with “Rockin’ Road to ...

Student Performer: Lauren McCaffrey

  Monday, November 27, 2017
— Dedication to her craft helped Christopher Newport junior Lauren McCaffrey earn both a Ferguson Enterprises Performing Arts Scholarship and a pivotal role in an upcoming play. The scholarship, which includes a service component and is typically ...

Alumni Spotlight: Allie Polansky

  Tuesday, November 07, 2017
— Allie Polansky’s (’13) student work as a theater technician helped guide Christopher Newport to four years of memorable productions. Now she continues to apply her talents at CNU as lighting director in the Ferguson Center for ...

‘Life, Death and Everything in Between’

  Friday, September 08, 2017
— Dr. Ivan Rodden, Assistant Professor of English, presented an original play in July titled "Life, Death and Everything In-Between" featuring three Christopher Newport students. Rodden, whose creative work appears under the pseudonym Ivan Faute, ...

All His World’s a Stage

  Friday, June 16, 2017
— A dedicated theater major since first stepping foot on campus, Christopher Embrey (15’) now forges ahead with his promising acting career. “When I was younger my favorite movie was the 1982 version of ...

The Intersection of Theater and the Sciences

  Thursday, October 20, 2016
— Christopher Newport’s commitment to the liberal arts and sciences prepared Danielle Hartman ’07 to explore her passions in unique ways. A member of the Honors Program, Hartman double-majored in English, with a writing ...

Christopher Newport and Riverside Announce Performing Arts Medicine Partnership

  Monday, November 16, 2015
— Christopher Newport University and Riverside Health System are pleased to announce a new collaboration between Riverside’s Performing Arts Medicine Program and CNU’s performing arts academic programs ...
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