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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. 

WVU performing arts students prepare for NYC industry trip

Each spring, seniors in acting and musical theatre in the School of Theatre and Dance embark on a transformative journey to New York City. They are guided by Lee Blair, associate professor of acting and musical theatre and director of performance, and Ryan Scoble, assistant professor of musical theatre, who are both on a mission to help their students break into show business.

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Will Stout, BFA '13

2013 BFA Acting alumnus Will Stout plays Todd Ames in Netflix's new release, "Partner Track". Stout has also held roles in "Daredevil", "The Blacklist", and "Blue Bloods".

'Piece of mind': Guest hip-hop artist choreographs piece with WVU dance students

The piece titled “Piece of Mind” was choreographed by Miami-based artist Robin Sanders who visited WVU in December. It includes music from “United in Grief” and “Mother I Sober” by Kendrick Lamar.

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