About the Department

Theater Program

The Theater Department provides a dynamic introduction to performance, production, history and literature. Through the study of the history and practice of theater, students develop aesthetic appreciation for art and culture, learn flexible problem solving methods, acquire diverse communication skills and employ creative collaborative processes.

The Dance Program

The award-winning W&L Repertory Dance Company has been hailed as a company of “outstanding artistic integrity” by the American College Dance Festival Association. Through the dynamic W&L program, students have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of the productions. The dance minor offers additional opportunities through classes in Dance History, Composition, Dance Analysis and Design, among others. Through the dance minor, W&L students become well versed in critical analysis and learn to view the world from multiple perspectives.