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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Stage Management

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Scenic Design/Tech

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Costume Design/Tech

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Lighting Design/Tech

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre


The Department of Theatre educates and trains students in the fields of performance, design / technology, and theatre pedagogy. The department provides students with the professional and cultural foundations essential for achieving the highest standards of the art of theatre. Our faculty and alumni practice their craft as artists locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally. They work on the stage, in TV and films, author books in their disciplines, and hold elected offices in some of the nation’s most prestigious organizations. Collectively, the faculty and staff pride themselves on their ability to help you bridge the gap between life as a student and life as a professional beyond VCU.

Notable Alumni Include: J. J. Johnson, Damon W. Arrington, Stefan Sittig, Ali Dizikes, Kymberly Lavigne, Melissa Chanselle–Hary, Linden Taylor, Francesca DeLutis, Aaron Holland, Brad Brubaker, Tiza Garland, Laura Marie Sullivan, Monica Dionysiou, Frank Alfano, Richard Sautter, Chanelle Vigue, Diego Vllada, Gabrielle Couchon, Gerron Atkinson

Faculty Info: Kikau Alvaro, Aaron D. Anderson, Ph.D., Michelle Anderson, Dorie Barton, Bonnie Brady, Andrew Bryce, Elizabeth Byland, Anne Chapman, Jeff Darland, Virginia Donnell, Ashley Grantham, Danielle Hartman, Erica Hughes, Vanessa Jackson, Keith Byron Kirk, Karen Kopryanski, Xiaolin Lan, Happy Mahaney, Amber Martinez, Bonnie McCoy, Shaun McCracken, Kevin McGranahan, Elyssa Mersdorf, Sarah Moore, Dr. Jesse Njus, Sharon Ott, Tawnya Pettiford-Wates, Ph.D., Kendra Rai, Chris Raintree, Lisa Rumbauskas, Neno Russell, Wes Seals, Anthony Smith, Emily Tappan, David Emerson Toney, Thomas Vecchione, Bryan Wade.

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