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.
VERMILLION, S.D. – Patricia Downey, Ph.D., professor of dance in the University of South Dakota College of Fine Arts Department of Theatre, has received the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) Region 5 Gold Medallion Award.
Creating has always been a passion of independent film writer, producer and actor Paul Petersen ’09. By staying true to this passion, working hard and adapting to change, Petersen has made a name for himself in the indie industry.