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.


  • Ebrin Stanley, USD alum, joins Hamilton Cast

    Congratulations to Ebrin Stanley '17, who will take the stage in Chicago playing the roles of Hercules Mulligan/James Madison in "Hamilton: An American Musical."

  • USD Theatre presents Into the Woods
    VERMILLION, S.D. – The University of South Dakota Department of Theatre continues its 2018-2019 season with the classic musical comedy ‘Into the Woods,’ written by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. Take a trip to Once Upon a Time—when Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rap...
  • MEET THE CREW FOR BOEING-BOEING! Michael Haas is a Junior Design/Technology Major from Yankton, South Dakota. Previously he was Scenic Designer, Projection Designer and Properties Master for These Shining Lives, Properties Master for Three Sisters and Props Assistant for Li...