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Department of Theatre and Dance

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Purchase Tickets Online now for the 2015-16 season!

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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

CofC Dance Portrays “Her Story”
Posted on 5 October 2015 | 2:58 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance will present a dance concert, “Her Story,” directed by Kristin Alexander and choreographed by the College’s dance faculty, guest artist Tara Madsen Robbins from Philadelphia, and senior dance major Carly Harward. The College’s dance students comprise the cast. Embracing the departmental theme of female-driven works, the dance program will […]
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CofC Theatre: “Lovers and Players”
Posted on 17 September 2015 | 8:06 pm
The Department of Theatre and Dance invites you to be a patron of its 2015-16 season, which includes a variety of performance experiences with a special focus on female writers. View or print a season brochure. “We’re actors, we’re Italians, we’re passionate people, and it’s 1569, that’s right, a Humanist age, but someone’s got to be the sensible […]
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