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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. 

2018 Summer Academies  

The WVU School of Theatre & Dance is offering the Summer Acting Academy, June 17-23; Summer Dance Academy, June 24-30; and Summer Cosplay Academy, August 6-10. 

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WV Public Theatre announces Summer Season

West Virginia Public Theatre, in partnership with the WVU School of Theatre & Dance, announces “Peter and the Starcatcher” and “A Hatful of Rain” as their 2018 summer shows. Jerry McGonigle, artistic director for West Virginia Public Theatre, said they want to create theatre that is engaging and entertaining for families as well as adults.

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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 

Summer academies now open for registration

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

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