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Department of Theatre and Dance

Things in motion sooner catch the eye than what stirs not.

Student-centered learning is a hallmark of the College of Charleston and especially in the Department of Theatre and Dance. Our 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 passionate and dedicated faculty members in small classroom settings and through the course of creating our varied production seasons. 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 | Watch videos

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We Without Walls | Staged Readings
Posted on 6 March 2018 | 10:26 am
The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance will present “We Without Walls,” staged readings of scenes by renowned Cuban-American playwright María Irene Fornés. Fornés perhaps is best known for her play “Fefu and Her Friends,” originally written and produced in 1977. As part of the College’s “Cuba en el Horizonte” celebration, the Department shares the work of one […]
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An Enemy of the People
Posted on 6 February 2018 | 1:54 pm
Although Henrik Ibsen wrote the play 125 years ago, An Enemy of the People is still shockingly relevant today. For those familiar with the water issues in Flint, Mich., the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, and water access problems in the west, the conflicts between citizens and shareholders, science and business, and media and government dramatized in An Enemy […]
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