DWU Theatre Venues
Patten-Wing TheatrePatten-Wing is a 100-year-old proscenium theatre and is the base of operations for the DWU Department of Theatre. Though old in appearance, this stage boosts new, state-of-the-art lighting, projection and sound systems. It also houses the DWU makeup shop, costume shop and scene shop.

Equitem Theatre-in-the-round

Equitem Theatre-in-the-Round is a fantastic venue that highlights student director work, studio work and gives the Dakota Wesleyan Bachelor of Fine Arts student theatrical experience in the unique staging of Theatre-in-the-Round. This 50-seat theatre is located in the Hughes building, right next to the Patten-Wing Theatre.

The Sherman Center
The Sherman Center is a newer facility where DWU theatre presents its ‘Theatre-in-the-Round’ and ‘Thrust Stage’ productions. It contains state-of-the-art technology in lighting, sound, projection and multimedia.

The Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing ArtsThe Pepsi-Cola Theatre for the Performing Arts is another venue used by Dakota Wesleyan theatre. In a partnership with the Mitchell Area Community Theatre, DWU theatre presents theatrical productions there every spring. DWU theatre students also participate at MACT by acting, directing, stage managing or designing shows.

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