• A Scene from FACULTY PORTRAIT

    New Play Festival 10 plays + 5 days = NPF '15

    Theatre Arts just finished our annual New Play Festival.  In 1 week we premiered 10 new plays.  Student Playwrights, Directors, Designers, Actors, and Stage Managers have put in 1000s of hours collectively in preparation for the Festival.

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  • A Scene from SILO TREE

    New Play Festival NPF '15

    SILO TREE performed in the David Thayer Theatre on May 5. On Friday, BELOW THE PACIFIC performed in the same theatre.

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  • A Scene from TRICH

    New Play Festival NPF '15

    TRICH performed on May 7; 3 days earlier FACULTY PORTRAIT was in the same theatre.  The change-over was supported by dozens of volunteers.

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  • A Scene from BELOW THE PACIFIC

    New Play Festival NPF '15

    The annual New Play Festival provides a platform for students from every discpline of Theatre Arts to build their skills at telling good, new stories.

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Join us in a community that celebrates new work for the theatre.

A comprehensive education in theatre with a special emphasis on new work

  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, including the option to Double Major in Music & Theatre or Dance & Theatre
  • MFA in Theatre, with specialties in Acting, Design, Directing, Dramaturgy, Playwriting, and Stage Management
  • Undergraduate Certificate in Performing Arts Entrepreneurship
  • Virtually every graduate student receives an assistantship, a scholarship – or both.