Theatre Arts

This program provides a strong foundation in acting, directing, design, history, literature, and theory. Majors complete six core courses, five upper-level classes in performance and design/production, six theatre practicums, and a two-part examination that includes a written test and a Senior Project.

Students can apply for an intensive theatre program in New York City, where they study voice and speech, acting, movement, playwriting, directing, design, dance, and stage management in one of the world’s most prominent theatre capitals.

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DanceWise: Amalgamation
November 13, 2014
Theatre/Sewanee presents DanceWise: Amalgamation, Thursday through Saturday November 20-22, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. CT and Sunday Novmeber 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. CT at the Tennessee Williams Center’s Proctor Hill Theatre. Admission is free, but seating is limited.
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THEATRE/SEWANEE WILL PRESENT SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM
September 26, 2014
Theatre/Sewanee will present SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM, a musical revue celebrating the wit and genius of one of musical theatre’s most influential artists, Stephen Sondheim. Performances are schedule October 17-18 and 23-25, at 7:30 p.m. CDT with a Sunday matinee on October 19 at 2 p.m. CDT. in the Tennessee Williams Center.
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TONY AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS CHERRY JONES TO SPEAK AT SEWANEE
September 19, 2014
Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Cherry Jones will visit Sewanee Wednesday, Oct. 22, for a discussion of acting in general, and of Tennessee Williams characters specifically. Jones has played Williams characters to great acclaim (most recently Amanda Wingfield in The Glass Menagerie on Broadway, for which she was nominated for a Tony and both she and the production received rave reviews).
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