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! 

    2022-2023 Productions

    Duchamp Won't Die

    Directed by Prof. Dale Daigle and Sophia Rooks ’22

    October 20 and 21

    Tawes Theatre

    Jane Eyre

    Directed by Abbey Wark ’18

    A Performance SCE from Emma Russell Duda ’23

    November 11 and 12

    Decker Theatre


    Directed by Renee Gerardo

    December 2 and 3

    Decker Theatre

    Once Upon a Mattress 

    Co-Directed by Dale Daigle and Lexi Meola '23 

    March 2, 3, and 4

    Tawes Theater 


    Directed by LaRonika Thomas

    A Playwriting SCE by Sophia Rooks ’23

    March 31 and April 1

    Tawes Theatre


    Excerpts from Masculinity Max

    By MJ Kaufman

    Directed by Maddison Syme '16

    A performance SCE from Archer Bergmann ’23

    April 7 and 8

    Tawes Theatre


    On the Verge

    A set design SCE from Rose Hull ’23

    Directed by Katie Peacock ’19

    April 21 and 22

    Tawes Theatre



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