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Theatre and Dance


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Theatre and Dance

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

Phone: 610-436-3463
Fax: 610-436-2171

Dr. Harvey Rovine, Chairperson

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.

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Mission Statement

The Department of Theatre and Dance at West Chester University prepares students for the worlds of Theatre and Dance, while raising student awareness of civility, diversity, creativity, and social responsibility. Students gain skills in communication, problem solving, management, technology, and research through performance and design opportunities in the classroom and through productions. We deliver a program that combines a challenging academic environment with 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

2019-2020 UPCOMING


OCT 11-19

Macbeth, a valiant general, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. 

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Fall Concert Heart

NOV 8-9

More than 50 years after its debut, Eliza Doolittle’s journey from selling flowers on streets of Edwardian London to dancing with a prince at an Embassy Ball continues to intrigue and delight.

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NOV 15-21

Fefu lets her friends in on a cat-and-mouse game that she plays with her unseen husband. Pretty soon, Emma makes a glamorous entrance; the repressed Sue and Paula enter tentatively; and Julia is rolled in on a wheelchair that she may or may not need. Confused yet?

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