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We aim to create performers who have the ability to shine on stage and knowledge to enter a highly competitive entertainment industry. 

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The School of Theatre & Dance has the advantages of a large university 
with the one-on-one attention that only a close-knit artistic home can offer. 

Award-winning director led students in Topdog/Underdog

Jade King Carroll is a noted director who has worked in theaters across the country. For the last month, she’s spent her days working with students in the School of Theatre and Dance at West Virginia University.

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Mainstage season resumes with Dance Now  Feb. 1-3, 2018 

WVU’s annual dance concert gives audiences the opportunity to experience a wide variety of styles in an eclectic and electric evening of choreography. A mix of student, faculty and guest choreographers join forces with visiting troupes to bring the best of dance to the Creative Arts Center. 
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MFA Acting program now accepting applications for Fall 2018

The Master of Fine Arts in Acting at WVU is an intensive three-year course of study and the School of Theatre & Dance accepts a limited number of students to the program once every three years. 
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For ticketed events, call 304-293-SHOW or visit to purchase your seats. 
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Dance scholarship brings legacy full circle

Virginia Chittum taught thousands of children the value of education, discipline and an active lifestyle through her love of dance. One of those children – Debbie West – is now an adult continuing Chittum’s legacy and teachings through a scholarship fund at West Virginia University. 
Read more about the Virginia Chittum Dance Scholarship 
1946 First Dance concert at the Met