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  • Six Characters play photo

    USD Department of Theatre presents "Six characters in Search of an Author" Feb. 16-19, 2017.

  • Admissions

    Visit and apply! View requirements for admission and schedule a campus visit.

  • You still have a half hour left to catch this great production! The curtain goes up at 2:00, so make your way over to the Knutson Theatre and grab your tickets now for "Six Characters in Search of an Author".