The activities of the drama department include the main season of major production and the Studio Laboratory Theatre Series, as well as professional theatre companies, guest artists, and ballet troupes. In addition, each summer the department sponsors the professional Heritage Theatre Festival. All productions are presented in the Helms, Culbreth and the Ruth Caplin Theatres located in the Department of Drama building on Culbreth Road.
Requirements for Minor in Dance: Dance minors are required to take five credits of Technique including the Modern and Ballet requirements. Students will be required to take two courses (3 credits) in Composition, 6 credits of dance electives, and one Production/Design course within the Drama Department. Students will also be required to take Modern Dance History. In addition to the coursework, dance minors will be required to participate in 1-2 dance performances within the department.
Total credits required for the minor is 20.
For more information, contact Professor LaVahn Hoh, Undergraduate Advisor, Department of Drama, Drama Building, 109 Culbreth Rd., P.O. Box 400128, Charlottesville, VA 22904-4128; (434) 924-8962 or (434) 924-3326; www.virginia.edu/drama.