Theatre and Dance Department

After consulting with the Health Center, the COVID Support Team, and following the latest vaccination policies at Western Washington University, Theatre and Dance Department Chair Rich Brown, and Director of Dance Susan Haines, agree that a fully vaccinated cast is the best way we can support…

Western Summer Theatre 2021: Theatre on the Intersection  

Theatre on the Intersection is a company collaboration in which WWU students will write and perform pieces exploring their lives living on the intersection. Auditions are due May…

Craig Willis of Oregon Contemporary Theatre, the guest director working on the production of CFPA's "Miss Julie" was recently interviewed on KMRE Radio. The interview will run April 14, in the 6 p.m. hour; Thursday, April 15, in the noon hour; and Friday, April 16, at 10:30 a.m.

Internationally acclaimed stage directors Steve H. Broadnax III and Pirronne Yousefzadeh, along with playwrights Brian Quijada, Ruby Rae Spiegel, and Katori Hall, will join students and faculty from the Western Washington University Theatre Arts program to present a series of streaming play…

Internationally acclaimed stage directors Steve H. Broadnax III and Pirronne Yousefzadeh, along with playwrights Brian Quijada, Ruby Rae Spiegel, and Katori Hall, will join students and faculty from the Western Washington University Theatre Arts program to present a series of streaming play…

Dance in Concert 2020 will be held as a virtual season of performances, with online auditions and live stream, Zoom, site-specific with socially distant performers, or pre-recorded screen dance broadcast on the web for audiences. There will be three different performances between October and…

Dance in Concert 2020 will be held as a virtual season of performances, with online auditions and live stream, Zoom, site-specific with socially distant performers, or pre-recorded screen dance broadcast on the web for audiences. There will be three different performances between October and…

Dance in Concert Auditions 

We are pleased to announce that we will be producing Dance in Concert through a virtual format this Fall featuring incredible guest artists and choreographers from around the country! We encourage everyone to audition, regardless of previous…

Presidential Scholars are selected by six colleges in recognition for their exceptional scholarship and service to the university and their communities. 

The 2019-20 Presidential Scholars include: 

Ray Garcia

College of Social Science and Humanities

Western Washington University’s original production of “#HereToo – WWU,” a company-created play drawn largely from interviews with young activists confronting the gun violence epidemic in America, has won three awards from the Kennedy Center.  

The awards…

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