Theatre Arts

Sweet Briar's program is committed to deepening a student’s knowledge and appreciation of the theatre by studying its past, learning the theoretical background of its various parts, including acting, directing, design, play writing and technical theatre, and regular participation in theatrical productions. Students have the opportunity to participate in all phases of production work, as well as specialize in either acting/directing or design/technical theatre. The department produces a broad range of material, from the classics to musicals to modern experimental theatre. Students work with the faculty as well as with guest artists each year.


Sweet Briar Theatre's next production will be:

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By Tracy Letts
Directed by Bill Kershner

February 25, 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m. and February 28 at 2:30 p.m.
Murchison Lane Auditorium at the Babcock Fine Arts Center

For tickets (priced $5-$10), call (434) 381-6120 or email [email protected], starting Monday, Februarr 22..

Family secrets are unveiled at this in this dramatic and funny award winning play.

All performances free to Sweet Briar College Faculty, Staff and Students

and Opening night is FREE for ALL non-SBC Students and Teachers

Click here to order tickets online.







To get on the SB Theatre mailing list, please call the box office at (434) 381-6120 or email [email protected].


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The Learned Ladies, by Moliere translated by Richard Wilbur

Directed by Melora Kordos

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