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Department of Theatre and Dance

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Fall 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 2016-17 school year, Department of Theatre and Dance productions will include "Breathe" by Brennen Reeves '14, "Romeo and Juliet " a summer lab exploring contact improv,  "Superior Donuts,"  "Safe Harbor," a Dance Concert, "Stage Door,"  "Buzzer," "Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight,"  "Chapel Moves" by Dance students,  and "Rent."      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

Piccolo Spoleto Stelle di Domani Theatre Series
Posted on 10 May 2016 | 6:03 pm
A variety of entertaining performances that feature the Stars of the Department of Theatre and Dance at the College of Charleston School of the Arts.      PLAY WHAT IS NOT THERE –The Department of Theatre and Dance will present this original play, the title of which comes from a famous Miles Davis quote. Originally premiering at the prestigious Guthrie Theater, […]
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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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