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Department of Theatre

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Collaborative, interdisciplinary, ephemeral:

Theatre challenges us to engage one another in an ever-changing world.

UMD's Department of Theatre invites you to join our academically and artistically rigorous program.  We have a passion for our work, take pride in the artistic merit of UMD Theatre productions.  We offer both the Bachelor of Arts (BA) and the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree programs, allowing students to choose a path that best suits their individual aspirations and talents.  Students in both programs are supported by rich and varied production opportunities, preparing them for careers in the performing arts and a wide range of related professions.

"Antigone" 2017

 

October 1, 2019

Director Jenna Soleo-Shanks puts ASL interpreters on stage for Oct. 6 performance of The 25th Annual Putnam Spelling Bee. 

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July 1, 2019

Lauren Hugh makes her debut in the lead role of Elizabeth

24 Hour Musical's Logo with black background
June 28, 2019

Supporting UMD Theatre scholarships at Minnesota's favorite venue: Chanhassen Dinner Theatres