"The world is a complicated place, and there's a lot of division between people. The performing arts tend to unify people in a way nothing else does"
- David Rubenstein
At Wilkes University we teach theatre artists who are exceedingly creative, passionate and driven human beings. We offer comprehensive Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts and Theatre Design and Technology training.
The Department of Performing Arts offers minors in both Dance, Music and Theater. Learn more about each minor below:
As a dimension of its continuing development in the performing arts, Wilkes University provides a comprehensive program in the field of dance.
If you love music, the Wilkes University Music Program is committed to helping you to develop your passion and deepen your understanding. Wilkes offers many opportunities for singing, playing, and studying music.
Students at Wilkes who are interested in beginning or continuing an interest in theatre while pursuing another major will find many opportunities to perform and learn production.
The region’s only collegiate marching band marches in drum corps style, complete with wind and percussion instruments and guard. The Wilkes University Marching Band is one of the most visible groups on campus, performing at home football games and other on-and off-campus events.
For information about upcoming shows or auditions, call the Darte Center at (570) 408-4420.