An Invitation from Theatre & Dance @ Wake Forest

Please be our guest…come for a visit and let us show you around, get to know you, answer your questions and introduce you to our faculty, staff, and students.

A typical visit might include

  • An information session and campus tour with Admissions.
  • An admissions interview if you have completed your junior year and visit between June 1st and January 10th.
  • A chance to visit a theatre or dance class
  • An opportunity to sit in on a rehearsal
  • Join us at our weekly all-theatre meeting Mondays at 4pm in the Ring Theatre
  • A tour of our theatres, studios, dedicated design lab and shops
  • Admission for you and your family to a production
  • A chance to spend time with a theatre or dance student and get answers to your questions about Wake Forest
  • A chance to talk one on one with faculty about your specific interests.

How to plan a visit

  • If possible, plan to visit when you can see a performance
  • Contact Admissions to reserve a space in an admissions information session and campus tour
  • Schedule an admissions interview
  • Contact the department to discuss specific details about your visit

Useful Tips

  • Our scenic and costume studios work Monday – Friday afternoons.
  • Rehearsals are in the evenings Monday – Friday with an additional weekend rehearsal TBA.
  • Student productions (Studio Series) are Mondays and Tuesdays at 7:30 and Wednesdays at 4:30
  • Mainstage productions are Friday-Saturday then the following Wednesday – Saturday at 7:30 with a Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm
  • In general, performance and technique classes meet on Tuesday/Thursday, and other dance and theatre classes more often meet on Monday/Wednesday/Friday (see below)

Performance Classes:



Studio Production

Voice & Movement


Design/Production Classes:

Design & Production for Dance

Intro to Design & Production

Theatrical Scene Design

Theatre Management

Stage Makeup

Technique Classes:

African Dance




Social Dance

Other Classes:

History of Western Theatre

History of Ballet & Modern Dance

Theatre in Education

Contemporary Drama

Movement and the Molecular


Theatre and Dance Events 2014-2015

September 4:  New Faces Audition Workshop

September 19-21, 25-28: These Shining Lives by Melanie Marnich, directed by Cindy Gendrich

October 9-11:  AAP Presents This Is Our Youth by Kenneth Lonergan

October 31-November 2, 6-9:  Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris, directed by Sharon Andrews

November 20-23:  Fall Dance Concert choreographed by Faculty and Guest Artists

February 6-8, 12-15:  Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett, directed by Brook Davis

February 16-18:  Studio Series I

March 23-25:  Studio Series II

April 3-5, 9-12:  Love’s Labour’s Lost by William Shakespeare, directed by John E. R. Friedenberg

April 16-18:  Laughtracks, sketch comedy show

April 23-26:  Spring Dance Concert choreographed by Students

Schedule an info session or tour:

Interviews for rising and current seniors are offered June 1 – January 10.
Appointments are limited and must be scheduled in advance .

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 336-758-5201

Schedule a department visit:
Department of Theatre & Dance
Richard Williams, Staff Assistant
Phone: 336-758-5294