• Graduation 2021

    Theatre Arts Congratulations, Class of 2021

    The outdoor ceremony was held on the West side of the Theatre Arts Building on May 15, 2021.

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  • Dress Rehearsal for PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK

    PEOPLE BEFORE THE PARK Onstage!

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

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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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  • Dress Rehearsal of ASCEND

    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 guest starring in an upcoming episode of Chicago Fire

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

A Scene from OUT OF THE PAN INTO THE FIRE

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