In the Department of Drama, we think that theatre is a fundamental cultural necessity that enriches and is enriched by its community. We are proud to be one of the oldest theatre programs in the country, and enjoy a national reputation for the artistic and intellectual quality of our programs.

The Department of Drama provides students with practical skills and a comprehensive understanding of theatre to become successful teachers, actors, directors, designers, playwrights, and scholars.

Eleanor Holdridge

Chair's Message

Welcome to Catholic University's Drama Department! You, the student are at the heart of all our endeavors.  Our fundamental goal is to nurture the working theatre artists of the future who will become leaders within their fields. Our motto is "training theatre artists to make a difference." This begins with the individual student.

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