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.      


  • Two performers sit back-to-back in the production The Green Violin.

    The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre presents the new and unique musical “Green Violin,” April 19–23, in the Wayne S. Knutson Theatre of the Warren M. Lee Center for the Fine Arts.

  • Theatre Design Technology

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  • Bidding a fond farewell to Green Violin. Thanks to all who attended and enjoyed this beautiful piece of theatre.