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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For Prospective Students Interested in Theatre Arts

We recommend prospective students come see what Theatre Arts at WestConn is all about and see if we are what YOU are looking for.

You and your parents can come as our guests to any of the shows we produce.  We produce large scale musicals, Shakespeare and other classic dramas and comedies in our 600 seat Berkshire Theatre.  We produce smaller shows including student generated works in the Reimold Theatre, our black box space.  If you are adventurous, you can come to our New York Show.

Sit in on classes.  You are welcome to attend any of our classes that interest you.  Attend acting, puppetry, stage combat, musical theatre, management or any design/tech class or other class that strikes your fancy.

Take a tour of our facilities and see our stages, rehearsal rooms, new computer lab, scenic arts and crafts room and costume and scene shops.

Spend time with our students.  “Chill” with our students in the Green Room, the theatre student lounge.  Shadow one of our students and get a feel for what it’s like being a theatre major. 

For any further information please email Professor Pam McDaniel at mcdanielp@wcsu.edu.

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