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Waterville,ME 04901
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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre & Dance

Students in the department gain an understanding of the historical and theoretical study of theater and dance as well as experience and training in acting, directing, movement, design, and technical production. Professors foster creative expression, stimulate critical and imaginative thinking, and increase cultural literacy through studio, laboratory, and discussion-based courses. Performances for the Colby and Waterville communities help students fine-tune their skills and prepare for real-world application of the craft.

Faculty Info: AB Brown, Lynda Chilton, John D. Ervin, Marjorie Gallant, Annie Kloppenberg, Jessie Laurita-Spanglet, Dana Legawiec, Gwyneth Shanks, Nell Shipman, James C. Thurston, Bess Welden.

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