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Theatre and Dance

Address:
E.O. Bull Center, Room 119
2 E. Rosedale Ave.
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-3463
Fax: 610-436-2171
Email: TheatreDance@wcupa.edu


Dr. Harvey Rovine, Chairperson
HRovine@wcupa.edu


Faculty Contact Information

The Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University 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. The department also encourages faculty and student development by supporting a variety of scholarly and creative activities.

The Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University's mission is to prepare students for the professional and academic worlds of theatre and dance, while raising student awareness of civility, diversity, creativity, problem solving, and social responsibility.

Students gain skills in communication, management, performance, design, technology, and research through classroom and production responsibilities. Through esteemed faculty and state of the art facilities, we promote a program that combines a challenging academic environment with academic integrity and a production schedule of artistic freedom that supports and strengthens the cultural, moral, and social fabric of our university and the society it serves.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To educate students in the content knowledge required in the disciplines of Theatre and Dance in order to provide a strong foundation of academic and professional development
  • To provide students with the appropriate skill sets required to translate theory into practical application
  • To foster an awareness of civility, diversity, and social responsibility

UPCOMING EVENTS AND
PERFORMANCES

ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL
Feb 26 | 8:00 PM

The story of true hearts, unrequited love, sick kings, and wars in foreign lands.

SPOON RIVER PROJECT
Mar 26 | 8:00 PM

The former residents of Spoon River examine life and the longing for what might have been.

UNITED DIVERSE CREATIONS
Apr 16 | 8:00 PM

University Dance Company's annual spring concert.