Theater at Washington and Lee provides a dynamic introduction to performance, production, history and literature. The department produces a number of theatrical events each year, including plays and musicals. Participation in any department production is open to all students at Washington and Lee. Students who wish to deepen their understanding or hone their craft can choose to major or minor in Theater. Through the study of the practice and history of theater, students develop aesthetic appreciation for art and culture, learn flexible problem solving methods, acquire diverse communication skills and employ creative collaborative processes.