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    PRODUCTION Theatre Arts Virtual Lobby

    Visit the Virtual Lobby of the Department of Theatre Arts to learn more about our productions, casts, and creative teams.

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  • Graduating Class of 2022

    Theatre Arts Graduation Day

    Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2022!

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    New Play Festival '22 STARS AND STONES

    Our 21-22 season featured 33 productions, closing with the Iowa New Play Festival on May 7. Stay tuned for information about our 22-23 season in August!

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  • A scene from IT'S LIKE RIDING A BIKE

    New Play Festival '22 IT'S LIKE RIDING A BIKE

    Our 21-22 season featured 33 productions, closing with the Iowa New Play Festival on May 7. Stay tuned for information about our 22-23 season in August!

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  • A scene from AND THEN

    New Play Festival '22 AND THEN

    Our 21-22 season featured 33 productions, closing with the Iowa New Play Festival on May 7. Stay tuned for information about our 22-23 season in August!

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starring in ENO, streaming on the African streaming service Showmax

will be guest starring in an upcoming episode of Chicago Fire

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

Costume Coordinator for Season 2 of The Equalizer starring Queen Latifah

is featured as Young Martha in Senior Year on Netflix

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Join us in a community that is as challenging as it is supportive.

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
  • Double majors are encouraged (75% of our students do)
  • At least 20 guest artists a year