The internationally award-winning artist, educator, and entrepreneur Esther K. Chae joined the full-time faculty at SDA this year.
Brand New Theatre puts on performances that are 100% written, directed, designed, and produced by students.
Professor Paula Cizmar talks about teaching, theatre as a driver of social change, and her new opera Firecrackers.
SDA alum Maureen Weiss (BFA ‘96) and SDA professor Sibyl Wickersheimer’s new book highlights the voices and work of contemporary set designers for the first time.
A host of multihyphenate directors, producers, and executives discussed strategies for artistic entrepreneurship at the fifth Multihyphenate Masterclass.
Professor Natsuko Ohama talks about balancing work and teaching, how to maintain a healthy voice as an actor, and letters she received from a certain literary recluse.
Commedus Interruptus, the longest-running improv troupe on campus, is a tight-knit student group that takes big risks in pursuit of big laughs.
New faculty member Ann Closs-Farley talks bringing Buzz Lightyear to life and hanging with Pee Wee Herman in this month’s new faculty spotlight.
Legendary multihyphenate Debbie Allen and a panel of Trojan alumni talked transitioning from acting to directing in the fourth Multihyphenate Masterclass.
USC School of Dramatic Arts collaborates with Plaza de la Raza on programs to help youth overcome trauma.
For our Alumni Q&A series, Shivani Thakkar BA Theatre ’05 discusses dance, defining success for oneself, and tuning out the noise.
Students from East and South Los Angeles travel to the Bing Theatre for a special performance of the Sondheim masterpiece.