Department of Theatre and Dance

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 through 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 attention to the individual 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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College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance (CofC Stages) to present bittersweet comedy honoring playwright, alumnus David Lee Nelson
Posted on 8 November 2021 | 3:24 pm
A Sudden Spontaneous Event is a hilarious and heartbreaking look at what happens when the life you thought you had is over in an instant. Carole White’s life is just the way she likes it. Until, that is, she wakes … Continue reading
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CofC Stages to Present ‘Once More,’ a Dance Concert of Restaged Historical and Personal Works
Posted on 30 September 2021 | 1:45 pm
CofC Stages will present Once More, a fresh look at a collection of dances choreographed and restaged by faculty, students and guest artists. Choreographers were invited to revisit personal and historical works — an opportunity to rediscover joy and meaning within these … Continue reading
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College of Charleston Theatre and Dance (CofC Stages) to Open Season with ‘Pipeline’
Posted on 14 September 2021 | 12:31 pm
“Pipeline is an emotionally harrowing, ethically ambiguous drama that raises questions about class, race, parental duty, and the state of American education.” –Variety Exploring the struggles of educational equity and institutionalized segregation, “Pipeline” by 2018 MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Dominique … Continue reading
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