The Moss Arts Center communications team is available to assist with media inquiries, including arranging facility tours, coordinating interviews, and providing high-resolution photography of our facility, as well as our performers and exhibitions.
Reporters are welcome to attend our events, but will need to request a ticket at least 48 hours in advance. Media tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please direct any media-related inquiries to:
Associate Director of Communication
Article ItemMoss Arts Center announces 2023-24 season performances , article
Subscriptions will be available May 4 at 10 a.m. for the center’s 10th anniversary season, which includes legendary performers, classical favorites, family-friendly cirque, jazz and global beats, and innovative dance and theatre works.
Article ItemSinger Cécile McLorin Salvant rewrites jazz history , article
The MacArthur Fellow and three-time Grammy-winning singer brings her wide-ranging repertoire to the Moss Arts Center on Saturday, April 29.
Article ItemBritten’s ‘War Requiem’ symbolizes the senselessness of war and the importance of reconciliation , article
Opera Roanoke, Blacksburg Master Chorale, Virginia Tech Choirs, and the Georgia Boy Choir perform Benjamin Britten’s monumental masterpiece at the Moss Arts Center on Sunday, April 23, at 4 p.m.
Article ItemSchool of Performing Arts' performance of 'Once Upon a Mattress' opens April 13 , article
The family-friendly musical comedy will run April 13-16 at the Moss Arts Center.
Article ItemSonny Miles synthesizes hip-hop textures with old school R&B sensibilities , article
Citing gospel, funk, and neo-soul as his biggest influences, the singer and multi-instrumentalist brings his soulful sound to the Moss Arts Center’s Cube on Friday, April 14, at 8 p.m.
Article ItemShirlette Ammons’ music is an expression of being queer, Black, and Southern , article
A poet, musician, emcee, film creative, and the Moss Arts Center’s first independent guest performing arts curator, Ammons performs on Friday, April 7, at 8 p.m. in the center’s Cube.
Article ItemCountry star Rissi Palmer brings her ‘Southern soul’ to the Moss , article
With a gift for reaching across musical boundaries to bring the entire spectrum of popular music to bear, the performer and radio show host comes to the Moss Arts Center for two performances in the Cube on Thursday, March 30, and Friday, March 31.
Article ItemEpic puppetry and stirring music conjure the complex relationship between humans and the Earth , article
“Book of Mountains and Seas” brings an international vocal ensemble and percussionists to the stage alongside massive puppets and mesmerizing lanterns, delivering four mythological tales inspired by ancient Chinese myths. The music theatre work comes to the Moss Arts Center on Friday, March 24.
Article ItemExperience an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Viet Thanh Nguyen , article
Nguyen’s debut novel “The Sympathizer” is currently being adapted into an HBO miniseries produced by and co-starring Robert Downey Jr. The author comes to the Moss Arts Center on Thursday, March 16, at 7:30 p.m.
Article ItemJoshua Ward takes first place in Giovanni-Steger Poetry Prize Ceremony , article
Virginia Tech graduate Joshua Ward took first place for his poem "The Drawing Night" during the 17th annual Giovanni-Steger Poetry Prize Ceremony held Feb. 21.
Article ItemAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s main company performs in Southwest Virginia for the first time , article
The Moss Arts Center presents two performances by the groundbreaking company on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and Wednesday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. Each evening featuring a distinct and diverse repertory, including founder Alvin Ailey’s masterpiece, “Revelations.”
Article ItemArtists create on-site work with Virginia Tech students for Moss Arts Center exhibitions , article
Featuring the work of two internationally renowned artists — Anne Samat’s "Follow Your Heart Wholeheartedly 2" and Yanira Collado’s “Zafa/ A Spellworking of Temporal Geometry" — the exhibitions open with a reception on Thursday, Feb. 16, from 5-7 p.m.