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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre & Dance

Bucknell theatre & dance students perform, design, direct and collaborate with professors who will inspire, challenge and empower you to let your artistic skills shine. Take part in any one of our five annual mainstage theatre & dance productions, numerous student theatre & dance showcases, or student-directed one-act plays. Perform in — or choreograph — one of our annual student dance showcases, featuring styles from ballet and modern to jazz and Chinese watersleeves. Build skills in costume, makeup, sound, set or lighting design. Gain new perspectives from guest artists-in-residence. Find your artistic home among our community of faculty and student performers, then explore new modes of performance through immersive experiences in China, India, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and beyond.

Notable Alumni Include:

Faculty Info: Anjalee Hutchinson, Kelly Knox, Elaine Williams, Heath Hansum, Mark Hutchinson, Paula Davis, Katie Hanes, Heath Hansum, Er-dong Hu, Anjalee Hutchinson, Mark Hutchinson, Kelly Knox, Dustyn Martincich, Pam Miller, Titus O'Neil, Bryan Vandevender, Elaine Williams.

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