Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies at Notre Dame is an engaging, creative and academically rigorous program which provides students with opportunities for study in acting, directing, theatre crafts, communications and literature.

The Theatre Studies program offers the best possible combination of practical and theoretical learning and will be of real use to students in their professional lives. It is especially good in combination with such other discipline areas as English Literature and Communications and Media, and will equip students for graduate work in education, acting and directing. The Theatre Studies program also provides an excellent pathway to further study, including postgraduate opportunities in Arts management, directing and broadcasting.

Theatre Studies Units

Upper level Theatre Studies units are run on a two-year rotation cycle and provide opportunities for practical and theoretical learning as well as for participation in a major theatre production each year.

Eight approved units are required for a major in Theatre Studies; six approved units are required for a minor.