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Byron Utley

Meet the grad

A major switch opened a degree path for a career WVU grad Byron Utley didn't know existed.

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2017-18 Season Announced 

The 2017-18 Mainstage season kicks off with "Top Dog/Underdog" and "Exit, Pursued by a Bear" as a rotating repertory, followed by "Assassins" and "Three Sisters" in the Fall semester. Our annual "Dance Now!" concert starts off the Spring semester. "Naga Mandala" and "The Three Musketeers" also take the stage in the Spring. Join us for these exciting productions!

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Summer Dance Academy

This summer promises to be a week packed with dance and creativity.  We plan have an exciting lineup of classes taught by experienced faculty that includes guest artists and members of the WVU Dance Program.
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Summer Acting Academy

The Summer Academy is a one-week professional theatre training program for young actors, who wish to explore and develop the actor in themselves.
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For ticketed events, call 304-293-SHOW or visit to purchase your seats. 
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Alumni Sean Cercone 

Sean Cercone
A bumpy road of rejection and failure brought Sean Cercone to West Virginia University in 1999. Visiting campus in 2017 as a senior vice president, he watched the musical he co-wrote come to life in the same building where he received his shot at success.
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Klingelhoefer's first book talks scenic design in theatre

“The Craft and Art of Scenic Design: Strategies, Concepts, and Resources” is the first book written by Robert Klingelhoefer, director of WVU’s design and technology program and associate professor of scene design. 

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