About

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About
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The Chicago Tribune called us “a legendary training ground,” and it’s true—The Theatre School at DePaul has been a place where industry greats have cut their teeth since 1925.

 

Mission

The Theatre School trains students to the highest level of professional skill and artistry in an inclusive and diverse conservatory setting.

The Theatre School Values

Education

We advance intellectual development and ethical consciousness. We foster moral, spiritual, social, political, and artistic growth. We promote participation in civic life.

Respect

We inspire respect for self, for others, for the profession, and for humanity. We embrace the Vincentian model of service.

Freedom

We build a community founded on the principles of creativity and freedom of expression. We value initiative, innovation, exploration, and risk taking.

Imagination

We celebrate the primacy of the imagination in our work.

Spirituality

We believe theatre is a place for reflection, awakening, and the development of moral awareness.
— Adopted by faculty and staff of The Theatre School at DePaul University, 2016

 

Alumni Network

After nearly a century of training generations of theatre artists, The Theatre School claims an extraordinary array of talented and experienced alumni who have made an incalculable impact on the American theatre. We are so proud to call them our own.

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History

The Theatre School has a nine-decade tradition of educating, training and inspiring those who will shape the future of American theatre.

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2018–19 Annual Report

Welcome to The Theatre School’s 2018–19 Annual Report.

2018-19 Annual ReportView the PDF