Wilkes University

Division of Performing Arts

Students in the Division of Performing Arts at Wilkes University getting ready to preform.

 "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

Musical Theatre


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.

Performing Arts


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.

For information about upcoming shows or auditions, call the Darte Center at (570) 408-4420.