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Welcome to Drama

Drama at the School of Creative and Performing Arts is an exciting place for theatre. For almost fifty years, hundreds of young artists have been challenged, nurtured and inspired in a climate of creative engagement and study. At the very heart of the theatre experience exists the process of exploration. Theatre unlocks and examines those things, large and small, which test, tease, provoke, outrage, raise eyebrows, raise blood pressure and invoke a sense of wonder.

Within the framework of this dynamic of investigation, Drama encourages students to collaborate, challenge themselves and grow. Our program offers an integrated blend of intellectual rigor and artistic practice that provides students with a profound cross-disciplinary experience.

Students immerse themselves in their studies and are provided the tools and conditions to examine the vital connections between theory and practice, play and performance. They research alongside seasoned designers, directors, academics, actors, playwrights and professional guest artists emerging with the skills and imagination necessary to thrive on whatever path they choose. Our graduates are theatre artists, educators, technicians, and academics and also enter fields as diverse as law, medicine and business.

We are proud to continue to offer our season of plays, bringing our audiences that rare and exuberant combination of budding aspiration and dynamic risk taking.

Programs

BFA Drama
Concurrent BFA/BEd Program
Minor in Drama 
MFA Drama

Research

Faculty Research

Drama Season

Jebat
Bloody Poetry
Man Equals Man
Taking Flight: A Festival of Student Work

Community Partnerships

Internships
Wagonstage
Sexxxy

Courses for Non Majors

The School of Creative and Performing Arts has a wide variety of courses in all of our disciplines that are available to all undergraduate students on campus. They are a great way to enrich your current program and can be used to fulfill your Open Option requirements.

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