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.


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    You'll have additional opportunities to learn and grow your experience through partnerships with the Department of Theatre. These outside opportunities open doors for internships and employment.

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    Only sixty students nationwide are selected to participate in each of the two summer sessions in late July and early August in New York City.


  • Eugène Ionesco's Rhinoceros opens on September 28th! For ticket information, please visit http://www.usd.edu/fine-arts/theatre/ticket-information