Theatre Arts

Areas of Study

Program Features

  • Professional Resident Faculty
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Participation
  • Yearly New York City Showcase, "WCSU Off-Broadway"
  • Children's Theatre and Community Outreach Programs
  • Workshops with N.Y. Stage, TV and Film Professionals
  • Internships possible with New York City and Connecticut Regional and Professional theatres.
SPOTLIGHT ON ...

New Visual and Performing Arts Center

The new facility, expected to be complete in 2014 will house a 350-seat theater, a 150-seat black box theater, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Theatre Arts Faculty

Sydney Maresca

[Costume Design]

Sydney Maresca recently designed costumes for Blood Play (The Debate Society), Curlew River & Riders to the Sea (Juilliard), Hand to God (Ensemble Studio Theater), The Lapsburgh Layover (Ars Nova), The Yellow Brick Road (TheatreWorksUSA), The Little Death, Vol. 1 (Incubator Arts Project), Nostradamus Predicts the Death of Soho (Soho Think Tank), The Zero Hour (13P), and MilkMilkLemonade (The Management).  She is a resident designer with The Debate Society (OBIE, 2012) and her other work with them includes Buddy Cop 2, You're Welcome, Cape Disappointment, The Eaten Heart, A Thought about Raya, and The Snow Hen.  Upcoming film work includes: Sin Matador, The Jones/Havemeyer Wedding, and Robin's Big Speed Date (Movie 43).  Sydney has an MFA in Design for Stage and Film from NYU and a BA from Sarah Lawrence College.  She was nominated for a Henry Hewes Design Award for Best Costume Design in 2011 and is a winner of the Opera America Robert L.B. Tobin Designer-Director Showcase.  Sydney is a member of United Scenic Artists Local 829.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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