Student Arts Organizations

Student Arts at UR 

Discover your passion! Get involved with student arts organizations or start your own. Take a look at the Center for Student Involvement organization directory or attend Spider Fest for more information and ways to connect. 

Arts-Related Student Organizations

The Center for Student Involvement's Presence directory has the most current information for over 165 student organizations on campus. Below is a sampling of student-led arts organizations.

Art Club: A community of art appreciation that enjoys First Friday gallery walks in downtown Richmond and art workshops.
Asian Echo: A group that promotes Asian music on campus and provides a forum to learn Asian music.
Block CrewAn urban dance team founded in 2010 that based its name on the words “breaking” and “locking.”
Bollywood Jhatkas: A South Asian fusion dance club.
Choeur du Roi: The University's oldest co-ed a capella group.
Eight Left Feet: A fun social swing and ballroom dance group.
Embody Dance Team: A dance team that accepts students of all levels and teaches them the art of hip hop dance. 
Ngoma African Dance Company: For the past 25 years, this group learns and performs a variety of dances originating from different areas of West Africa.
Off The Cuff: A co-ed a cappella group that sings music of all genres, performs in concerts on and off-campus, and records music for studio albums.
Richmond Octaves: The University's oldest and only all-male a cappella group that recently released an album, Beacon, and celebrated their 30th anniversary.
Stand Up Comedy Club: Bringing comedy to campus for social awareness and humor. 
Subject to Change
An improv troupe committed to bringing free, light-hearted entertainment to campus. 
The Sirens: Richmond's only female a capella group.
The Vagina Monologues: An annual performance on campus that aims to promote gender equality and to speak against sexual violence while raising funds for Safe Harbor, an local shelter for domestic violence and human trafficking survivors. 
UR Coffee House: A group that holds open mic nights on campus. Acts may include (but are not limited to) musical performances (both voice and instruments), poetry, and comedy. 
UR Players: Founded in 1921, this theatre group produces student-designed, directed, and performed productions on campus.

Center for Student Involvement

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