The performing arts at Villanova lets you develop your natural talents. Our music and theater courses welcome students with career aspirations as well as students who have limited experience but lots of curiosity. Our specialized classes offer you differentiated instruction that allows all to thrive in a nurturing yet challenging setting. Whatever your performance goals, you will be sure to come away from Villanova with a sense of creative accomplishment and greater self-confidence.
Beyond the classroom, many opportunities exist for you to perform, including plays, musicals, talent shows, open mic nights, professional workshops, music ministry, and more. Villanova's "Professionals in Performing Arts" program brings working pros on campus to engage with students several times each semester.
The music faculty has over thirty years of professional experience in performance and special expertise in audition preparation. They currently perform in addition to teaching at Villanova. Under the mentorship of our teachers, recent graduates have been accepted to top theater, film and music schools throughout the nation.
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