• Theatre Arts Building lobby, photo by Katie McClelland

    Production Virtual Lobby

    Please visit our Virtual Lobby to learn more about our productions.

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    MAINSTAGE Live Stream Performance

    Ascend, directed by Margarita Blush, created in collaboration with the cast, musicians, and creative team will be live streamed on Wednesday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m.

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  • Brillian Qi-Bell and Alexi Bolden, photo by Tim Schoon

    Student Success Iowa Theatre Arts students awarded national scholarships

    Alexi Bolden received a scholarship that is a partnership between Saturday Night Live and Chicago's Second City; Brillian Qi-Bell will join the inaugural Cody Renard Richard Scholarship Program.

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    Production Spring 2021 Virtual Performances

    Join us for our spring 2021 non-mainstage productions on the department's YouTube channel!

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  • Filming PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK

    PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK Four Camera Shoot

    The University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts has reimagined its Centennial mainstage season, see our productions online.

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will be starring in upcoming films Trial of the Chicago 7, Monuments, and Pins

starring as Kid Prince in KID PRINCE AND PABLO, a world premiere at the John F. Kennedy Center

currently playing Professor McGonagall in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway

co-founder of Project Save Our Surf and recently starred in film Two Ways Home

is guest starring on Criminal Minds on CBS

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

  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, including an emphasis in Musical Theatre
  • MFA in Theatre, with specialties in Acting, Design, Directing, Dramaturgy, Playwriting, and Stage Management
  • Partnership in the Arts brings distinguished artists to create major new works with students.