Department of Theatre & Dance

    Art for All

    Whatever your interests, there is something for you in the Department of Theatre & Dance. Participating in productions and workshops offer hands-on learning experiences in all areas, from performance to production. And opportunities are open to everyone—regardless of age, experience, or major!

    In the classroom, courses in dramatic literature & history, acting, directing, dramaturgy, design, stagecraft, choreography, movement, and management provide a broad base of knowledge across the theatre and dance fields. Students who work on a production or take a class through the Department of Theatre & Dance become innovative collaborators and artists eager to foster community through the performing arts. 

    Students can get involved with the Department of Theatre & Dance as early as their first semester on campus, so come join the fun! 

    2023-2024 Productions

    Prometheus Burning: an adaptation of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    By Tyler Rossi

    A Performance SCE from Niko Chen

    October 27 and 28

    Decker Theatre


    by Sophie Treadwell

    Directed by Erin Coffman ’17

    A Performance SCE from Julia Stanley

    November 3 and 4

    Decker Theatre

    Romeo & Juliet

    by William Shakespeare

    A Directing SCE from Skye Hass

    November 17 and 18

    Tawes Theatre


    Directed by Renee Gerardo

    December 1 and 2

    Decker Theatre

    True West

    by Sam Shepard

    Directed by Dale Daigle

    February 29, March 1 and 2

    Tawes Theatre

    The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

    by Joe Tracz

    Directed by Abbey Wark

    Musical direction by Ernie Green

    A Lighting Design SCE by Matt Brader

    April 4, 5, and 6

    Decker Theatre 

    The Author of Memories 

    Directed by Jove Gleason '26

    A Playwriting SCE by Tamara Devlin '24

    April 19 and 20

    Tawes Theatre



    Hannah Sauer in Almost, Maine
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    Hannah Sauer

    Class of 2020 • Little Silver, NJ
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    Paleena, wearing glasses and a brown and purple floral dress with a sunset behind her.
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    Paleena Amy

    Class of 2023 • Salisbury, Maryland
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    Lanning, wearing protective fire gear, smiling in a field with fire behind him.
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    Lanning Tyrrel

    Class of 2022 • Lavina, Montana
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    Jelisaveta, smiling and wearing a coat and hat in the snow.
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    Jelisaveta Janicijevic

    Class of 2022 • White Plains, New York
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