The Catholic University of America

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Training Theatre Artists to Make a Difference

The Department of Drama, one of the oldest theatre programs in the country, enjoys a national reputation for the artistic and intellectual quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs. Our programs are designed on the premise that theatre is a fundamental cultural necessity that enriches and is enriched by its community. The department provides prospective teachers, actors, directors, designers, playwrights and scholars with practical skills and a comprehensive understanding of theatre.

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Department News

  • The Annunciation

    CUAdrama presents "The Annunciation" a contemporary dramatization under the direction of Paata Tsikurishvili, artistic director of Synetic Theatre. This production complements the exhibit Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother, Idea.

  • 2015 Helen Hayes Awards Nominations

    Congratulations to our alumni, guest artists, and instructors who have been nominated for the 2015 Helen Hayes Awards!

  • CUAdrama Voted #1

    CUAdrama won MD Theatre Guide’s Best College Theatre Program

  • CUAdrama Productions Recognized

    DC Metro Theater Arts’ Best of 2014: University Productions and Performances

  • Professor Hedges in American Theatre Magazine

    Selma '65 featuring professor Marietta Hedges is listed among American Theatre Magazine's 14 Theatrical Plans to Change the World!

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