Welcome to the Carleton Department of Theater + Dance!

The Department of Theater + Dance offers courses in each of the major areas of interest.

Theater offerings include acting, voice, movement, directing, design-technical and performance, as well as courses in literature, history and criticism. In all of our courses our goal is to examine the intersection of critical thought and creative practice. Theater is an ever-changing art, and we strive to expose students to its most recent innovations and the cultural currents that influence them.

Dance gives students at all levels opportunities for active participation in three basic areas: technique, choreography and analysis, and performance. The broadest goal of these offerings is to increase understanding of the art of dance as a contribution to a liberal arts education and to connect theory and practice through embodied learning. 

This website is your resource for performance news, major requirements, photo galleries, and general department information.