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
- 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 2015-2016
August 28: New Faces Audition Workshop
September 18-20, 24-27: Our Town by Thornton Wilder, directed by J.K. Curry
October 8-10: AAP Presents Cagebirds by David Campton
October 30-November 1, 5-8: The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, directed by Cindy Gendrich
November 19-22: Fall Dance Concert choreographed by Faculty and Guest Artists
February 12-14, 18-21: The Waiting Room by Lisa Loomer, directed by John Friedenberg
February 28-March 1: Studio Series
April 1-3, 7-10: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, book by Burt Shevelove & Larry Gilbert,
music by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Michael Baron
April 15-17: Laughtracks, sketch comedy show
April 21-24: Spring Dance Concert choreographed by Students
Schedule an info session or campus tour:
Interviews for rising and current seniors are offered June 1 – January 10.
Appointments are limited and must be scheduled in advance .
Schedule a Theatre & Dance department visit:
Please send an e-mail request to Richard Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief introduction.
Include details such as the date of your intended visit, expected arrival time on campus, your availability
along with any other appointments you may have (such as the time of your interview, campus tour, etc.)
which we can aim to schedule around for your department visit.
Department of Theatre & Dance
Richard Williams, Staff Assistant