Excelling as the premier professional theatre training program built upon a liberal arts foundation.

Our program offers the only bachelor of fine arts in the state and is dedicated to taking talented individuals and helping them realize their artistic dreams. We prepare students for professions in acting, musical theatre, design technology and many more.  Students will be equipped with the talent and tools necessary for immediate professional work, graduate studies or instruction.      


  • Spring Dance Showcase

    The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre presents a one-night-only event featuring pieces in tap, jazz and modern dance genres accompanied by a wide variety of musical styles.

  • Theatre Design Technology

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

  • -50 plus student designers, choreographers and dancers! -17 dance pieces! -1 night only! The Spring Dance Showcase is tomorrow at 7:30 in the Knutson Theatre. House opens at 7 and the box office opens at 5:30. ***FREE WILL DONATIONS ONLY*** 🤗🤗🤗