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Productions and Events

The Department of Theatre and Dance offers a wide array of performance opportunities – ranging from student-generated, independent projects to full-scale Department productions. Students perform in, direct, design, build sets for, and help manage productions that draw thousands of audience members annually.

Program links and Performance Schedules:

  • Theatre and Dance Series — Department’s main production season, showcasing student-performed dance and theatre works
  • Theatre on the Move — Department’s student touring company
  • New Works Initiative — Project through which new works, submitted by selected guest artists, are workshopped and produced
  • Peak Performances — Academic and professional works produced by the College’s Arts and Cultural Programming unit
  • Events for Prospective Students — Open Houses and Arts Days events, designed to introduce students to the University and Department of Theatre and Dance
  • Theatre Day for Teachers — Training opportunities for high school and middle school teachers
  • Theatre Night Awards — Recognize excellence in the production of high school and middle school straight plays throughout New Jersey