School of Performing Arts
Department website: http://wichita.edu/performingarts
Linda Starkey, director
The School of Performing Arts includes the areas of dance, music theatre and theatre. The school offers rigorous and intensive training serving the educational needs of students who wish to pursue professional careers in the arts industry as performers, directors, designers, choreographers, technicians and stage managers. The faculty and staff are active as artists as well as teachers and scholars. Dance, theatre, film and musical theatre productions are designed to provide performance and technical experience for degree-bound students, while enriching the arts education of WSU students in the general educational curriculum.