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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 Puppet Mobile on the road again

Students in the  West Virginia University  School of Theatre and Dance are once again taking puppets on the road and out into the community. 

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2018 MFA Acting Showcase set for April 30

The free showcase performances will be presented on April 30, 2018, at 3 PM and 7 PM at the Roy Arias 777 Theatre Inc., 777 8th Avenue, New York, NY. 

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2018 BFA Showcase & Musical Theatre performance at Birdland

The BFA Acting and Musical Theatre Classes of 2018 will be presenting their showcases in New York City, Tuesday May 8 to invited industry professionals only. But while they are in the city, the BFA Musical Theatre students will be performing publicly as part of  Jim Caruso's Cast Party, an open-mic, off-Broadway cabaret event held weekly since 2003 at  Birdland jazz club.
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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 

Summer academies now open for registration

The Summer Dance and Acting academies are now accepting registration for Summer 2018. 

Learn more about the academies