Department of Theater and Dance

  • Theater-by-the-Grove
    Theater-by-the-Grove, produced by the Department of Theater and Dance, presents several productions each year, including the coproduction with Music Theater of a major musical.
    Dance Theater
    IUP Dance Theater is produced by the Department of Theater and Dance and presents two major concert programs annually.
    Footlight Players
    Footlight Players is a youth theater program hosted by the IUP Department of Theater and Dance. It offers a month-long summer program for ages 7–17 led by professional teaching artists assisted by IUP student interns.
  • Explore, Expand, Excel with BA degrees in theater, musical theater, and dance arts at Raise your challenge with the IUP Cook Honors College at  

    • Creative collaboration in a nurturing, supportive environment
    • 10 faculty, 100 students, 50 courses, and unlimited possibilities
    • Six fully realized productions annually
    • More creative opportunities in studio, touring, and workshop productions
    • Participating in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival with yearly regional and national recognition
    • Fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, the only accrediting body for theater in higher education recognized by the U.S. Department of Education