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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

‘Breathe. A True Story’ Chronicles a Journey to Survive Beyond the Odds
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 6:08 pm
At age 15, a young man – a boy – was told he was going to die before his high school graduation. Brennen just wanted to be normal. The problem: At eight-weeks-old, he was diagnosed with the fatal lung disease, Cystic Fibrosis (CF). The only solution: He must undergo a double lung transplant, which took […]
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Retelling of Shakespearean Favorite, With Elements of Physical Theatre + Dance
Posted on 25 July 2016 | 5:38 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance will open its 2016-17 season with a unique interpretation of “Romeo and Juliet.” One of William Shakespeare’s best-known and most-loved works, “Romeo and Juliet” is the timeless story of two doomed lovers who come from two families embroiled in a bloody feud. Romeo and Juliet seek only to love each other, but […]
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