Department of Theatre and Dance

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Theatre Program

Theatre at WOU provides students with a solid base in acting, directing, technical theatre and design, performance, history, literature and theory. Each term students participate in professional productions in various styles ranging from contemporary to classical. Students are prepared for post-graduate opportunities including graduate program teacher licencor programs, internships, professional theatre and participation in the arts in their communities. 

We are here to help!

In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders 20-12 and 20-09, the creative arts buildings will be closed to the public until further notice. However, we are dedicated to serving the WOU community and our remote services are strong! To ensure your academic success, the creative arts division is focusing in on student success via remote learning.  If you have questions or concerns please contact us.

Creative Arts Division:

David Janowiak, Division Chair,, 503-838-8310

Remote office hours: M-F 9-10 am, MWF 12:30-3:30, TR 12:30-2:00

Laura Killip, Office Specialist—Art/Theatre Dept.,, 503-838-8340

Please note: Remote service hours might change due to service demand and fluid extenuating circumstances.


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Dance Program

The Dance Program provides you the opportunity to develop creative, technical, pedagogical, and performance skills under the guidance of professional faculty in a supportive environment. The dance curriculum offers learning experiences that introduce students to historical, practical, technical, and creative aspects of dance. The degree offers a broad scope of applied dance skills and theoretical knowledge, preparing students for graduate study, teaching, and for a wide variety of professional opportunities in the performing arts.

Students dancing

2020/2021 Season

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Box Office 503-838-8462