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.

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The Department of Theater and Dance is fully accredited by the National Schools of Theater. The Department of Music is fully accredited by the National Schools of Music.

Theater-by-the-Grove, Dance Theater, and Music Theater are funded, in part, by the IUP Student Cooperative Association.

Lindsey's Oyster
October 6-9 and 12-15, 2011
Confronting societal delusion and personal trauma, a teenage girl awakens to the beauty and fragility of her inmost nature.

Three Sisters
November 9-13 and 15-17, 2011
Chekov's popular tragi-comic masterpiece about longing for the past and fantasies of the future

February 23-26 and February 29-March 3, 2012
Music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, lyrics by Tim Rice, book by Richard Nelson, and directed by Jeannie Marie Brown with musical direction by Sarah Mantel.
A Theater-by-the-Grove and Music Theater co-production, a rock-scored metaphor for rivalry, gamesmanship, and political maneuvering

The Gentleman Dancing Master
April 19-22 and 25-28, 2012
A delightfully silly restoration comedy filled with sly wit, colorful language, and unforgettable characters