Welcome to the Department of Drama
The department offers Undergraduate and Graduate programs designed on the premise that theatre is a fundamental cultural necessity which is enriched by and enriches the community in which it is located. The creative, collaborative nature of our work and familiarity with the dynamic interface between theatre and the real world form a first rate foundation for a future in almost any field.
Use the links on your left to navigate the Drama website. Whether you are interested in our programs, productions, faculty or alumni, we hope the specific pages will give you a chance to experience our approach to training theatre artists and educators. Browse the site and if you have questions please contact us.
- NEW! Summer 2014 CUA High School Summer Institute. Apply now.
- Study theatre in Ireland this summer with Dr. Tuite
- Congratulations to MFA Playwriting student Tearrance Chisholm, who won two national honors associated with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, to be awarded the week of April 14.
- M.A. History and Criticism Student Shares Her Art to Help Others
- Read our new Why Be a Drama Major brochure
- Apr.23Merchant of Venice Panel Discussion
6 p.m. Shakespeare’s Shylock and Usury in Renaissance Europe
- Apr.24The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare
Directed by Eleanor Holdridge April 24, 25, and 26 at 7:30 p.m. April 26 and 27 at 2 p.m.
- Apr.26Merchant of Venice Panel Discussion
12:30 p.m. History, Poetry, and Law: Examining the Merchant of Venice. Reception sponsored by CUA Alumni Association