Adult Training: Living on Stage begins March 13

Living on Stage: an organic approach to the art and craft of acting
Taught by Rusty Wilson

Cadence Theatre Company in partnership with Virginia Rep is pleased to announce this continued adult training program.

Rusty WilsonMarch 13 – May 8, 2018
Tuesdays, 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn

Tuition: $300
Minimum: 8 students | Maximum: 16 students

This class introduces students of all levels to an organic, step-by-step approach to the art and craft of acting. Through a structured sequence of stage tasks, stories, improvisations, and Read more

Auditions for Pinkalicious


Book by Elizabeth Kann & Victoria Kann

Music by John Gregor

Lyrics by John Gregor, Elizabeth Kann, & Victoria Kann



Auditions are by appointment only. Please e-mail to request an appointment.

Include PINKALICIOUS – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line.

Auditions will be held Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 6-10 p.m. at the Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at the Shops at Willow Lawn.

Callbacks will be Read more

Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

PBS this Month
American Masters Documentary:
Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart

Just ahead of the opening of Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun as part of our Signature Season, PBS presents the new feature-length documentary, Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, which examines Hansberry’s life and work using a remarkable collection of archival footage, home movies, rare photos and unpublished documents.

From growing up in the segregated city of Chicago in the 1930s, to her work as a radical journalist in Harlem in the 1950s — which brought her to the attention of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI — to the moment when she directly confronted Read more

Join our team – Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman

Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman

Virginia Repertory Theatre, Central Virginia’s leading professional theatre company, seeks a Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman. With a budget of $5.3 million, four unique venues, and an educational touring arm, Virginia Rep reaches over 530,000 patrons, students and teachers annually. The Master Carpenter/ Shop Foreman will report to the Technical Director and coordinate with other scenic carpenters, over-hire and interns to construct, transport, install and strike scenery in four venues and for special events. Applicants should possess a strong theatrical carpentry background, including the ability to build from construction drawings, as well as strong creative abilities. This is a Read more

TRAIN Students: Sister Act

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TRAIN is Virginia’s Pre-Professional Actor Training Program for ages 12 to 18, led by Virginia Rep and Cadence Theatre Company.


We often say that every student who participates in our TRAIN program becomes part of our TRAIN family. Some of our TRAIN-ers, however, are lucky enough to already be family.

Elise and Molly Nugent and Emmy and Caroline Gravely are our two sets of powerhouse sisters in TRAIN this year. All four acknowledged that their natural competitive tendencies make them their sister’s most honest critic and source of motivation to challenge herself. But they also agreed that, as the person who knows them best, their sister is their favorite scene partner as well as their biggest supporter.

Our dynamic duos answered a few questions for us, giving some insight on how their journey Read more

Auditions for Songs from the Soul




A musical narrative of the history of African-American music – from slave spirituals to jazz to blues to rap. The show is part toe-tapping entertainment and part vital history lesson. SONGS FROM THE SOUL examines the evolution of African American music and its role in American life.

Auditions will be held Sunday, December 3, 2017 from 6-10 PM in the Theatre Gym at Virginia Rep Center, 114 West Broad St. Richmond VA 23220.

Callbacks will be held in the evening on Monday, December 4, 2017.

Auditions are by appointment only.

Please e-mail to request an appointment.

Include SONGS – AUDITION REQUEST in the subject line.

Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 bars of Read more