Graduates from the Department of Theatre and Dance at UMW pursue careers in professional theatre, attend esteemed graduate programs, and apply their skill sets in a host of varied professions.

Our graduates have continued their educations at a great number of institutions, including: Indiana University, University of New York Stony Brook, University of Wisconsin Madison, City University of New York, University of Maryland College Park, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Columbia University, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Rutgers University, University of New Orleans, Virginia Commonwealth University, University of Virginia, George Mason University, American University, University of Richmond, Harvard University, North Carolina School of the Arts, and New York University.

Many graduates enjoy accomplished careers with a variety of acclaimed institutions: Ford’s Theatre, TheatreWorks, New York Theatre Workshop, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, New Jersey Shakespeare Festival, Paper Mill Playhouse, Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, Studio Theatre, Donna Deseta Casting, Signature Theatre, AAA Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Central Casting, Dance Theatre Workshop, University of Tennessee, Baylor University, Catholic University of America, Arena Stage, Washington Opera, CBS News, James Monroe High School, Performing Arts Library at Lincoln Center, Carelli Costumes, Utah Shakespearean Festival, California Shakespeare Theater, Fairfax High School, Barter Theatre, Dodger Theatricals, Studio Theatre, and Actors Theatre of Louisville.

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