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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

Multiple Tony Award-Winning Musical “The Secret Garden” Takes Stage
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 6:22 pm
Co-presented by the College of Charleston’s department of theatre and dance and department of music, “The Secret Garden” is a compelling musical for the whole family. This enchanting classic of children’s literature, written by Frances Hodgson Burnett in 1911, is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman.  Winner […]
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Arts Abound | Spring 2016 Events Calendar
Posted on 4 January 2016 | 7:17 pm
With events ranging from fully-staged, professional theatre productions to scholarly lectures on historic preservation/community planning, the College of Charleston School of the Arts offers numerous public arts experiences for well-seasoned patrons and curious novices alike. Throughout the academic year, the school presents a robust season of CofC Concerts, arts management sessions on navigating the music industry, theatre + dance […]
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