Theatre Arts

Areas of Study

Program Features

  • Professional Resident Faculty
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival Participation
  • Yearly New York City Showcase, "WCSU Off-Broadway"
  • Children's Theatre and Community Outreach Programs
  • Workshops with N.Y. Stage, TV and Film Professionals
  • Internships possible with New York City and Connecticut Regional and Professional theatres.

New Visual and Performing Arts Center

This stunning new facility is home to a 350-seat theater, a 125-seat studio theatre, a 350-seat concert hall, an art gallery, a recording studio and state-of-the-art rehearsal, classroom and studio art facilities.

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Theatre Arts Faculty

Anthony DePoto, Adjunct Instructor of Theatre Arts

[Acting, Playmaking with Children]

A native of Danbury, CT, Anthony graduated from Western Connecticut State University in 2009. While there, Anthony appeared in three Off-Broadway shows and in 2007 performed in Romeo and Juliet at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.  In May of 2012, he received his M.F.A. in Acting from Minnesota State University, Mankato.  Anthony has also performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in Mary Zimmerman’s version of The Odyssey as well as other television on film credits.  Anthony has also worked in the Education departments of Hartford Stage, The Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis and most recently Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Connecticut and is the founder and owner of “innerAct Theatre L.L.C.”, which is a traveling theatre education company. He received his B.A. in Theatre Arts (Performance) from Western and his M.F.A. in Acting from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2012.









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