Two Choices, One Great Day

November 3, 2023 or March 1, 2024

9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

$20 Registration Fee (includes one student lunch)

Here's what you need to know if you're attending:

Major for a Day with the School of Performing Arts at WSU
Friday, November 3, 2023
Friday, March 1, 2024
9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CST
Rhatigan Student Center, Wichita State University main campus, Wichita, KS 67260

Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and a Welcome by the Director of the School will start at 8:50 a.m.

Schedule of the Day

See below


Parking is available for you directly south of Wilner Auditorium. Click here for directions to Wilner Auditorium. Click here for more information about Visitor Parking at WSU.


Please wear clothing that’s easy to move in but no flip-flops.


Your $20 registration fee pays for lunch.

Health & Safety

  • The university continues to strongly recommend that all individuals engage in COVID-healthy behaviors including, but not limited to, being vaccinated if able, wearing a mask where social distancing is not possible, testing, and staying home if you feel ill.
  • When possible, try to keep distance between those who are not in your group.
  • Consider minimizing the number of people attending with you.


Schedule of the Day
Time/Session Description
8:30 am Check-in
8:50 am Welcome
9:30 am Students attend a class with current students that gives a greater understanding of performing arts 
9:30 am Parents attend presentations from Financial Aid & Advising
11:00 am Q&A with Program Directors
11:30 pm Lunch 
1:00 pm

Students attend a class with current students in one of our program areas - Dance, Musical Theatre, Theatre Performance, or Design & Technical Theatre

2:30 pm All: Campus Tour
3:30 pm Wrap-up with Q&A and receive your comp ticket to (A Chorus Line-if attending in November) or Peter & the Starcatcher (if attending in March)


Want to major in Dance, Musical Theatre or Theatre?

Prospective students must:

Audition for scholarship consideration & acceptance into the programs. 

See more information about auditioning for our programs

Questions? Need more information? 

Contact Stacy via the email below or 316-978-3360

Stacy Salters