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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Smokey Joe’ s Café, is Broadway’ s longest running musical revue. It is a red-hot evening of rock-and-roll and rhythm and blues standards by songwriters Leiber and Stoller. With such audience favorites as “Yakety Yak,” “I'm a Woman,” and “Stand by Me” belted out by a diverse cast of singers and dancers, and performed in our brand new Studio Theatre, this will surely be an evening to remember. Book early as seating is extremely limited. Julio Agustin (Matos, Jr.), Director

Wednesday, April 15 – 7 p.m.
Thursday, April 16 – 7p.m.
Friday, April 17– 8p.m.
Saturday, April 18 – 8p.m
Sunday, April 19 – 2 p.m.
Friday, April 24 – 8p.m
Saturday, April 25 – 2p.m., 8p.m
Sunday, April 26 – 2 p.m.

Studio Theatre, Westside campus
43 lake ave. ext., Danbury, CT

General Admission $20
students, faculty, staff & seniors $15

Visit or call (203) 837-TIXX


Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. The Cat In The Hat will bring out the childhood imagination for viewers of all ages, and is the perfect show to bring the whole family to. This is a limited production, with only three shows available to the public (on May 2nd and 3rd.) Directed by WCSU adjunct instructor Anthony DePoto.

Public Shows
Saturday, May 2nd – 3PM and 7PM
Sunday, May 3rd – 3PM

MainStage Theatre, Westside campus
43 lake Ave. ext., Danbury, CT

General Admission $15
students, faculty, staff & seniors $10

Visit or call (203) 837-TIXX



Directions to the School of Visual and Performing Arts:
The theatre entrance is located on Western’s Westside Campus
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