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Department of Theatre and Dance

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Spring 2016 Class Offerings!

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Student Centered learning is a hallmark of the College of Charleston and in no Department is that more true than the Department of Theatre and Dance!  Theatre and Dance students aren't just numbers - but close partners in an artistic community formed and shaped in the classroom, in the studio and in our productions.  They study with a passionate and dedicated faculty in small classroom settings and through the course of creating our varied production seasons.

During the 2015-16 school year, Department of Theatre and Dance productions will include "Lovers and Players" by Kathryn Walat, "Her Story, " artistic director Kristin Alexander, "The Children's Hour"  by Lillian Hellman, "Ajax in Iraq" by Ellen McLaughlin, "The Secret Garden" book by Marsha Norman and Music by Lucy Simon, "Chapel Moves" by Dance students,  and "By The Way, Meet Vera Stark" by Lynn Nottage.    View more information, performance schedules and find links to purchase tickets on-line.

The program's intimacy and abundant opportunities allow students to gain valuable experience in all aspects of theatre and dance production and study.  Learn more about us.

Department News

By the Way, Meet Vera Stark
Posted on 5 April 2016 | 2:19 pm
Presented by the College of Charleston department of theatre and dance, “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is a contemporary, biting comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage. Although her award-winning plays deal with a variety of subject matters in vastly different circumstances, each of her stories focuses on a strong woman. “By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” is […]
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Dance Concert Highlights Student Choreography/Performance
Posted on 17 March 2016 | 4:39 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the dance concert, “Chapel Moves!”. The annual concert features original dances by some of the department’s most talented students.  Exploring themes such as beauty, communication, and loss, the choreographers have created an evening of dance showcasing the diversity […]
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