Undergraduate degrees in the Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance are designed to expand your practical and theoretical knowledge. Our students enjoy outstanding undergraduate courses in the liberal arts, combined and coordinated with hands-on opportunities in the performing arts.
Training tomorrow’s theatre + dance artists
Our training prepares graduates for professional careers in a world increasingly dependent upon the arts and humanities for enrichment, information, entertainment, and cultural enlightenment.
During your years in college, you can explore all aspects of the performing arts. Experience firsthand the tremendous power of working with others to bring strong and vital productions to stage.
Explore your academic + career options
Check out our Major Guides for detailed consideration of degrees, internships, scholarships, awards, special areas of study, research opportunities, and career options.
The Major Guides are a ready reference tool that will help you hone your academic and career plans, making the most of your undergraduate experience.
Extraordinary moments: making the leap from a student to a professional
Our department is a place where talent meets opportunity. IU Theatre + Drama alum Ian Martin (B.A. ’16) starred in our 2016 production of Macbeth. He is now an artistic producing apprentice for the Goodman Theatre in Chicago and continues to act in theatre productions.