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Theatre and Dance

Season and Events

Contact Theatre and Dance  

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

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SEASON AND
EVENTS

Current Season

NEVER HAVE I EVER
MAR 8 | 7:30 PM

More than just a play, Never Have I Ever will be an exciting theatrical collaboration between West Chester University, Birmingham-Southern College, and The Farm Theater.

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STUDENT WRITTEN ONE ACT
MAR 29 | 7:30 AM

An evening of short plays penned by the Theatre 313 Playwriting Class. Come see plays reflecting issues and themes that are resonate to college students from West Chester University.

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MOSAIC, A DANCE CONCERT
APR 20 | 7:30 PM

University Dance Company’s annual spring concert, Mosaic, celebrates the highly creative choreography of West Chester University students in a variety of styles.

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Subscription & Tickets

Department of Theatre and Dance productions are held in J. Peter Adler Studio Theatre (E.O. Bull Center for the Arts), MainStage Theatre (E.O. Bull Center for the Arts), and Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre (Swope Music Building). Both Buildings are located on High Street, near the intersection of Rosedale Ave. For GPS, use 817 South High Street, West Chester, PA 19383. Free parking is available behind both buildings.

Both buildings are located on High Street, near the intersection of Rosedale Ave. (For GPS, use 817 South High Street, West Chester, PA 19383)

Free parking is available behind both the E.O. Bull Center for the Arts and Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre. Enter from South Matlack Street, South High Street or the drive on E. Rosedale Ave.

Ticket Prices

MADELEINE WING ADLER THEATRE

E.O. BULL CENTER MAINSTAGE THEATRE

J. PETER ADLER STUDIO THEATRE

Individual Tickets

Single tickets will go on sale in September and can be purchased two ways:

  1. Online at wcupatix.com/theatreanddance
  2. In person at the Theatre and Dance Box Office, ground floor, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts, 2 E. Rosedale Ave.; M-F 1-3p. For more info, call 610-436-2533. Tickets can be purchased one hour before curtain (if not already sold out) at the E.O. Bull Center Box Office.

Subscriptions

Subscriptions are available for our 55th Season! The following roles for subscribers are now being cast:

  • Walk On | $70.50 | 1 season pass
  • Supporting | $135.00 | 2 season pass
  • Leading | $189.00 | 3 season pass
  • Star | $240.00 | 4 season pass

Each season pass provides six tickets to our season at the lowest price. All subscribers enjoy priority seating, program listing, free ticket exchange, and ticket insurance if tickets are lost or misplaced.

Audition Information

All auditions for the Department of Theatre and Dance productions are open to the entire campus community. If you have questions regarding auditions, either email the contact name associated with each production below or email TheatreDance@wcupa.edu.

BERLIN TO BROADWAY WITH KURT WEILL, A MUSICAL VOYAGE

Audition dates:

  • Wed, Jan 24 at 7:00pm
  • Thur, Jan 25 at 7:00pm

Audition Location: MainStage Theatre, E.O. Bull Center for the Arts
Prepare: As this revue will be done in a cabaret style, knowledge of a cabaret style of presentation is important. Storytelling is a large component of that. You will have 3 minutes to tell us a story about you or your life and weave that into a 32 bar cut that highlights your voice. A movement audition will be held only at callbacks. Character shoes for women and dress shoes for men suggested for movement call.
Performance Dates: April 20, 21, 27, 28 at 7:30pm and April 29 at 2pm on WCU campus; April 25 at Uptown Alliance in downtown West Chester.
Questions: Contact stage manager Maria Carroll at mc849587@wcupa.edu.



Auditions for our future productions will be announced throughout the semester. Check back here or email TheatreDance@wcupa.edu. Dates and Shows are subject to change.

Past Productions

2016-2017

  • Once Upon a Mattress
  • Veer, to alter a direction or course
  • The Long Christmas Ride Home
  • Blithe Spirit
  • The Honorable Maid
  • Serendipity, a dance concert
  • An Evening of One Acts

2015-2016

  • Company
  • Visual Transparency, a dance concert
  • Ghosts
  • What The Water Gave Me
  • The Tempest
  • Unframed Art, a dance concert
  • An Evening of One Acts

2014-2015

  • Dead Man's Cell Phone
  • The Wedding Singer
  • Imprints, a dance concert
  • All's Well that Ends Well
  • Spoon River Project
  • An Evening of One Acts
  • United Diverse Creations, a dance concert

2013-2014

  • Endgame & Come and Go
  • Godspell
  • Poetics of Space, a dance concert
  • Machinal
  • The Rivals
  • Student Written One-Acts
  • Perpetual Motion, a dance concert

2012-2013

  • Student Written One-Acts
  • She Loves Me
  • Coalescence, a dance concert
  • The Mousetrap
  • A Year with Frog and Toad
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • #OccupyUDC, a dance concert

2011-2012

  • Student Written One-Acts
  • Cabaret
  • Cause and Effect, a dance concert
  • Dark at the Top of the Stairs
  • Make Me A Song
  • Kaleidoscope, a dance concert
  • Macbeth

2010-2011

  • Sorrows and Rejoicings
  • The Pajama Game
  • Student Written One Acts
  • Reception/Perception, a dance concert
  • A Festival of New Female Playwrights
  • The Misanthrope
  • Merge Ahead, a dance concert
  • Fables & Fairytales, Children's Theatre

2009-2010

  • The Rocky Horror Show
  • Student Written One Acts
  • E Pluribus Unum, a dance concert
  • Love's Fire
  • As You Like It
  • Wonder Think Feel, a dance concert

2008-2009

  • Psychopathia Sexualis
  • Student Written One Acts
  • Assassins
  • Then to Now, a dance concert
  • tick…tick…BOOM! (Student-directed: Andrew Lowy)
  • Trojan Women
  • Exploring the Spectrum, a dance concert