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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.
Undergraduate Audition Days for Fall 2021
All degree programs in the School of Theatre & Dance require an audition or portfolio review, with the exception of Theatre BA.
Upcoming Audition & Portfolio Dates:
- Saturday, January 23, 2021
- Saturday, January 30, 2021
- Sunday, March 7, 2021
MFA Acting now recruiting for Fall 2021
Applications are now being accepted for the graduate acting program
beginning in Fall 2021. The Master of Fine Arts in Acting at WVU is an intensive three-year course of study preparing students for the industry through studio instruction and performance opportunities. The School accepts a class of 6-8 actors to the program once every three years.
Apply now to the MFA Acting Program
Theatre & the COVID Classroom
Following University, state, and national health organizations’ regulations,
we are conducting our actor training in a hybrid structure. A majority
of classes are being held in-person and on-campus with social distancing,
face masks, and additional cleaning measures. All classes conducted
in studios comply with regulations on the number of participants
allowed in the space. Some classes are being held outdoors in tents.
Some classes are finding success being partially, or even entirely, online.
We anticipate continuing this approach through Spring of 2021 and will adapt as
new information and research is developed regarding the pandemic.