Learn by Doing

​​​​​​​​​​Founded as the Goodman School of Drama in 1925, The Theatre School at DePaul University is one of the premier programs in the nation.


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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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.

The Theatre School Conservatory

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

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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.

Experience DePaul for Yourself

Visit The Theatre School and see what we’re all about. Weekday tours give you a firsthand view our studios, workshops, classrooms and performance spaces.

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