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

  • Faculty in the News

    Two faculty members mentioned in The Washington Post the same week.

  • Drama Students Win Awards

    Two MFA Playwriting candidates win awards at The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

  • CUAdrama in Top Ten

    The Best B.A. in Theatre Programs in the Country in 2015 includes CUAdrama

  • Faculty and Alum Receive Award

    Jon Klein, Head of the MFA Playwriting program, and alum Bob Bartlett, won Maryland State Arts Council’s Individual Artist Awards.

  • 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.

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