The Theatre School at DePaul University

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Meet the newest acting professionals from the heart of Chicago's thriving theatre scene during our live performances in Chicago and Los Angeles.

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On Stage: a full schedule of performances

With more than 30 full-scale, professional-quality productions annually, The Theatre School provides exciting opportunities to hone your skills and build your résumé.

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Alumni doing innovative, important work

Become a part of a vibrant alumni community that’s doing important, award-winning work around the corner, around the nation and around the world.

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The Theatre School is working to dismantle systemic racism in our institution.

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The Theatre School Conservatory

An intensive conservatory offering 15 BFA majors and two MFA programs, with acting and non-acting degrees spanning all aspects of theatre in an intimate ensemble environment.

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THE place to be in theatre

At The Theatre School, you’ll hone your skills and gain experience in Chicago, one of the world’s greatest cities and a training ground for some of the industry’s enduring stars.

Experience DePaul for Yourself

Both DePaul University and The Theatre School host in-person and virtual visit opportunities to help prospective students learn about our campus community.

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