Through world-class studio training and rigorous academics, the Theatre & Dance Department aims to produce flexible, collaborative, inspired artist-thinkers, well-equipped to contribute to the greater good.

The Muhlenberg Theatre & Dance experience offers a direct learning partnership among faculty and students—in the classroom, the studio and the performance laboratory. Students are nurtured to succeed and encouraged to take risks. The department offers students daily opportunities to foster the most important goal of the liberal arts experience: education of the whole person.

Theatre & Dance faculty and staff have developed a multi-faceted approach to education that combines exciting creative experience with rigorous professional standards. Students are challenged as artists in the studio and the classroom, working closely with distinguished faculty and internationally recognized guest artists to achieve a conceptual understanding and a practical working knowledge of the performing arts.

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NEWS AT MUHLENBERG

  • Theatre & Dance Mainstage

    Call Me by Any Other Name… Just as Sweet

    Empie Theatre, Baker Center for the Arts
    thru 10/24

    This explorative new adaptation steps outside of how we typically viewed and experienced the story of Romeo and Juliet. By using inspirations from Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy," "Call Me By Any Other Name… Just As Sweet" examines the role of fate and who gets to love, while reimagining the narrative and staking a claim for Queer storytelling.

  • Muhlenberg Theatre Association Presents

    Studio Productions

    Studio Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance
    thru 10/31

    An evening of student-produced theatre, presented by the Muhlenberg Theatre Association. Tickets are free, but must be reserved in advance in order to ensure availability. Showtimes vary, and each production is ticketed separately. Please choose your showtimes carefully!

  • Theatre & Dance Mainstage

    Reset: New Dances

    Baker Theatre, Trexler Pavilion for Theatre & Dance
    thru 11/20

    This in-person dance concert features eight exciting new choreographic works by Muhlenberg dancers, on the theme of renewal and reinvention.