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

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 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 StarsThe 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