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Department of Theater and Dance

Theater students on stage

Undergraduate Programs

By choosing among three theater and dance degree concentrations, you can direct your creative talents. In a supportive, interdisciplinary environment, you’ll shape your future as an artist in the entertainment industry, or discover and nurture unexpected interests that may lead you to related fields that welcome your gifts for self-expression.

 

Explore, Expand, Excel with BA degrees in theater, musical theater, and dance arts at iup.edu/theater. Raise your challenge with the IUP Cook Honors College at iup.edu/honors. 

  • 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

Audition Dates for Fall 2015 Admission

  • Thursday, October 23, 2014
  • Thursday, December 4, 2014
  • Saturday, January 31, 2015
  • Saturday, February 21, 2015
  • Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • Thursday, April 16, 2015

If you have questions regarding the Fine Arts Days auditions, please contact Terri Williams, department secretary, at 724-357-2965 or twilliam@iup.edu.

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.
 
  • Theater and Dance Department
  • Waller Hall, Room 104
    401 South Eleventh Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2965
  • Fax: 724-357-3885
  • Department Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.