aWAKEn: International Scenic Design Competition

Posted on: May 12, 2021

The Wake Forest University Department of Theatre & Dance will host an international theatre design competition called aWAKEn, which invites performance designers from around the world to submit scenic designs for the Lauren Gunderson play “Silent Sky.” A design will be selected by an international panel of six judges to be produced onstage during the […]

14 Lines for Now Daily Featured Sonnet Link

Posted on: March 2, 2021

Click here to view today’s featured sonnet on Facebook. To see the program, cast biographies, and archives of all released videos, please click here.

Fall 2020 Newsletter

Posted on: December 11, 2020

Click on the link here to access the Fall 2020 newsletter from the Department of Theatre & Dance.

Fourteen Lines project

Posted on: November 19, 2020

Fourteen Lines for Now Please join us for an exciting, theatrical project – we plan to present a recorded Shakespearean sonnet a day during the Spring 2021 semester. How will this work? Each interested actor will choose a sonnet to work on during the first part of the semester.  After pieces have been coached, staged, and […]

New Faces Workshop on September 10

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Are you new to the Department of Theatre and Dance? Do you want to meet faculty and current students?  Attend the virtual New Faces Workshop.  You can learn warmup techniques, play theatre games, and get audition tips. Thursday, Sept. 10 at 5 –6 pm via Zoom For more information, visit us in the Theatre Office […]

Theatre & Dance Senior Tribute

Posted on: May 6, 2020

This slideshow is to celebrate all of the seniors in our department who have majored or minored in Theatre and/or Dance; was cast in, crewed, or designed one of our productions within the past year; or worked as one of our student employees.  Thank you for being a part of our department.  We wish you […]

Jyles Rodgers (’19) selected to intern at Prague Quadrennial

Posted on: January 25, 2019

Senior Theatre major Jyles Rodgers was selected from a pool of almost 360 applicants from around the world to serve as one of 16 interns at the Prague Quadrennial this June.   Jyles in currently designing the set for our production of Tartuffe, which will open on February 15.  Previously, she designed the lights for our production […]

Dr. Brook Davis receives the Building the Dream Award

Posted on: January 25, 2019

MLK ‘Building the Dream’ award winners named at WFU by Mike Shaw  |   shawms@wfu.edu  |   336.758.3640 & Kim McGrath  |   mcgratka@wfu.edu  |   336.758.3209 Brook Davis, associate professor of theatre and dance and student Kayla Heilig (’19) have been named Wake Forest University’s 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. “Building the Dream” award winners. The awards are traditionally presented […]

WFU Dart Team Captures Division Championship

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Snake Farm dart team, founded by members of the WFU department of Theatre and Dance, won the Salem division regular season in the Winston-Salem Sunday Night Dart League and captured the tournament title Sunday, finishing with a record of 11-1.  Under the team’s previous name, Starving Dartists, many other past T&D students, staff, and alums […]

Christina Soriano named Associate Provost

Posted on: April 27, 2018

Provost Rogan Kersh emailed this announcement to faculty and staff on April 26: Dear faculty and staff colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Christina Soriano, Director of Dance, Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance and Administrative Fellow in the Office of the Provost, will continue her tenure in the Provost’s Office […]