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 computer 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
- 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)
Voice & Movement
Design & Production for Dance
Intro to Design & Production
Theatrical Scene Design
History of Western Theatre
History of Ballet & Modern Dance
Theatre in Education
Movement and the Molecular
Theatre and Dance Events 2013-2014
August 28: New Faces Audition Workshop
September 20-21 & 25-28: The Laramie Project by Moses Kaufman, directed by Brook Davis
October 3-5: AAP Presents Sylvia by A.R. Gurney, directed by Natalie Brashear
November 1-3 & 7-10: Hairspray, based upon the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters. Book by Mark O’Donnell and Thomas Meehan, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman, directed by J.K. Curry.
November 16: Laughtracks, sketch comedy show.
November 21-24: Fall Dance Concert choreographed by Faculty and Guest Artists
February 14-15 & 19-23: Embers And Stars, The Story of Petr Ginz directed by Cindy Gendrich
March 24-26: Studio Series II
April 4-5 & 9-13: Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker, directed by Sharon Andrews
April 24-27: 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
Schedule a department visit:
Department of Theatre & Dance
Richard Williams, Staff Assistant