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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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All degree programs in the School of Theatre & Dance, with the exception of Theatre BA, require an audition. This year's audition days are: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2019, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 and Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 (No dance auditions on this date). 

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2019-2020 Season Announcement!

We have announced our next mainstage season! Head over to the "Our Season" page to get the scoop!

Learn more about our 2019-20 Season! 


For ticketed events, call  304-293-SHOW or visit to purchase your seats. 
Curiosity Series Discovery Series Emerging Artist Series
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Back Fork: a feature film set in West Virginia

Cathy O'Dell and David Selby, both WVU STAD alumni and seasoned film actors, are featured in a new feature film titled "Back Fork".The film is written, directed and starred in by Josh Stewart, a WV native himself. The new film tackles addiction in West Virginia and gives a gritty look at the very real problem our state is facing. 

Read more on "Back Fork" here!

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