The DeSales Arts Angels is an endowment fund that supports the activities of the Division of
Performing Arts. Funds are used for student scholarships and financial aid, guest artists, and
special equipment needs.
Join Deb Walter, director of development and Dennis Razze, chair of theatre, for a casual dinner and “behind-the-scenes” conversation on Sunday, September 30 at 6:00 p.m. after the 2 p.m. performance of Arsenic and Old Lace and on Sunday, February 24 at 6:00 p.m. after the 2 p.m. performance of A Tale of Two Cities at The DeSales University Center. Patrons are welcome to attend the 2 p.m. performances of Arsenic and Old Lace or A Tale of Two Cities before hand, or just attend the dinner.
For more information about these or other development opportunities, contact Deb Walter at 610.282.1100, Ext. 1224, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The DeSales University Conservatory of Dance provides the community with affordable, low pressure, high quality dance training while giving upperclassmen dance majors an opportunity to teach. The Conservatory of Dance is a caring, learning environment where our well-trained teachers share the joy of movement through dance with students of all ages.
For more information, please contact Trinette Singelton at 610.282.1100, Ext. 1830.
The Summer Theatre Institute at DeSales University, in association with The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, offers professional theatre training to high school and college students, educators, and members of the community, as well as the best in drama education for grade school students. In the young adult programs, STI offers a broad range of specialized theatre training typically available only to theatre majors in a university curriculum. The staff is comprised of performing artists and teachers at the top of their fields, including Broadway professionals, university professors, and drama educators.
For more information, please contact department secretary Amy Diehl at 610.282.1100, Ext. 1247.
The Summer Dance Intensive offers professional dance training to students ages 14 and up. The two-week program focuses on technical training in ballet, modern, and jazz dance. Additional classes are offered in ballet, repertory, yoga, and improvisation. The two-week program will culminate in an informal presentation of the works done in the repertory classes.
For more information, please contact Tim Cowart, at 610.282.1100, Ext. 1663.
The Summer Video Institute offers students an introduction to the theories and techniques of digital movie making. Working with state-of-the-art technology, students will design, shoot, and edit films of their own creation. Students will gain a working knowledge of film production through lectures, equipment training, editing, and screenings.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Suwak at 610.282.1100, Ext. 1585.