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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, 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.


Mission Statement

The Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University prepares students for the professional and the 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 opportunities. Through esteemed faculty and state of the art facilities, we promote a program that combines a challenging academic environment with academic integrity and 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
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UPCOMING EVENTS AND
PERFORMANCES

THE LONG CHRISTMAS RIDE HOME
NOV 16 | 7:30 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.

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BLITHE SPIRIT
MAR 2 | 7:30 PM

This much-revived classic from Noel Coward offers up fussy, cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine, who is, much to the dismay of his current wife, haunted by the ghost of his late wife.

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THE HONORABLE MAID
APR 20 | 7:30 PM

Follow the plight of Bettina, a poor but honorable Venetian girl as she tries to find her way through this classic tale of love, mistaken identity, and sassy servants.

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