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School of Theatre and Dance

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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List of Program Types

Places and Spaces

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Dance Studio at E. Moore Hall

The WVU Dance Studio, located on the top floor of historic Elizabeth Moore Hall on the downtown campus, boasts a 40' x 30' Marley floor and arched windows for plenty of natural light.

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Scene Shop

Sets that create atmosphere in School of Theatre & Dance productions are designed and built on-site by our theatre students and faculty.

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Lyell B. Clay Concert Theatre

The Clay Concert Theatre is used by the College of Creative Arts as well as WVU's Arts and Entertainment series. As the largest venue in the CCAC, it hosts music concerts, musical theatre performances, dance performances, and of course, graduations.

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Antoinette E. Falbo Theatre

The Falbo Theatre hosts opera performances, dance concerts and theatre classes. A movable seating bank for 200 allows the space to be customized for each audience.

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Student Resources

Admissions

We're excited to welcome you to the School of Theatre and Dance in the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts and Media.

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Casting Policy

Only students enrolled in and pursuing either a major (BA, BFA, MFA, and MDS) or minor within the School of Theatre & Dance are eligible to audition for Main Stage and Falbo Series productions.

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Production Schedules

Production calendar and meeting schedules.

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Rehearsal Room Policy

Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis if not already reserved in the building schedule.

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School of Theatre and Dance in the Community

Attend one of our workshops, academies or performances.

Summer Dance Teen Academy

This weeklong, in-residence dance program is geared toward dancers ages 12-18 interested in furthering their dance training. The faculty includes current WVU Dance Program instructors as well as guest artists. The program will offer dance technique classes, classes in wellness and conditioning and other movement related classes.

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Summer Dance Young Academy

This weeklong dance program is geared towards children ages 5-11 years old, with little to no previous dance experience. The program offers exquisite instruction by current students and alumni of the WVU Dance Program who have all been hand-picked specifically to work with your child.

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