Talented, committed, disciplined, accomplished, inspired, enthusiastic.

These words describe our students, faculty, and staff in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College.

Rigorous, challenging, thoughtful, ambitious, thorough, balanced.

These words describe our programs in the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College. Quite simply, we believe the Department of Theatre Arts at Ithaca College is one of the best theatre training programs in the country.

What Sets Us Apart:

  • Proven success in preparing theatre professionals for an ever-changing industry. Our Alumni work.

  • Production experience opportunities begin in the Freshmen year across all five degree programs. We are focused on undergraduate training – no grad students.

  • Intensive, rigorous highly individualized instruction and mentorship from trained, experienced faculty and staff. You are our priority.

  • A conservatory-style approach within an innovative, comprehensive college experience. We develop the whole person and the artist within you.

  • Study Abroad opportunities that enhance your program of study and create life-changing experiences. You get out and see the world.

Acceptance into all degree programs in our department is done through a highly selective audition or interview process.

Not sure which of our five majors is right for you?

Better yet, come and visit! Take a tour of the theatre facilities and campus and see what it’s really like to be here. Talk to current students, see a production. Once you're here, you'll understand why Ithaca College is "the undergraduate choice" for training and education in all aspects of theatre!

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