The Department of Theatre and Dance, an accredited institution of the National Association of Schools of Theatre, is dedicated to the educational development of its students, preparing them to meet the challenges of our contemporary world. To achieve this goal, the department supports the cultural climate of the university campus and the community by staging a variety of productions that represents a broad spectrum of theatre genres.
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ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
Oct 14 | 7:30 PM
Made famous as Carol Burnett's Broadway debut, this hilarious tweaking of the familiar fairy tale 'The Princess and the Pea', provides for some side-splitting royal shenanigans.
VEER, TO ALTER A DIRECTION OF COURSE, A DANCE CONCERT
NOV 11 | 7:30 PM
University Dance Company's annual fall concert, Veer, to alter a direction or course, includes work by current WCU dance faculty, and guest artists.
THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME
NOV 16 | 8:00 PM
Time becomes fluid and ghosts walk among us on a snowy Christmas Eve. This dark, beautiful play celebrates our need for connection while exploring the potential costs of our choices.