Established in 1925 we are the second oldest theatre department in the country. Our faculty members are both scholars and artists, teachers and practitioners, constantly moving back and forth between the classroom and the the theatre. The Center for Dramatic Art is the crucible where students transform learning into practice everyday.

 

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The Center for Dramatic Art, with its excellent educational and artistic facilities, serves as a teaching theatre where students interact and collaborate with each other, the faculty and resident company members to create world-class educational and theatrical experiences.

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Upcoming Productions

The Kenan Theatre Company is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 season.

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Facilities

The Center for Dramatic Art, with its excellent educational and artistic facilities, serves as a teaching theatre where students interact and collaborate with each other, the faculty and resident company members to create world-class educational and theatrical experiences.

 

Faculty

Department of Dramatic Art faculty represent the full arc of educational experiences and professional standards. Teaching artists from PlayMakers Repertory Company are also teaching artists.

News & Updates

NC Playwright Mike Wiley Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award

NC Playwright Mike Wiley Receives Distinguished Alumnus Award By Broadway World News Desk                    October 13, 2017    PlayMakers Repertory Company… Read more

Author M.L. Rio is a millennial Shakespearean with stories to tell

  Author M.L. Rio is a millennial Shakespearean with stories to tell | Books | Dallas News         Alejandra Salazar,… Read more

New York Carolina Arts “Young Alumnus Spotlight” on Patrick Robinson ’13

Patrick Robinson of Greensboro, NC, an actor-playwright-singer-rapper-director living in NYC since his 2013 graduation from Carolina (Dramatic Art major, Creative… Read more

Chair Adam Versenyi Receives UNC Global Partnership Award

Dr. Adam Versenyi received one of eleven UNC Global Partnership Awards to travel to London this past October to attend rehearsals and the… Read more

Backstage Magazine Lists UNC’s Professional Actor Training Program Among the Top 25 Acting Programs in the US and UK

The Best 24 MFA & MA Acting Programs in the U.S. and U.K. By Benjamin Lindsay | Posted May 1,… Read more

David Navalinsky in Sightlines: Large School or Small, Creativity has a Welcome Home

USITT Sightlines June2016 Large School or Small, Creativity has a Welcome Home David Navalinsky Education Commission For anyone wondering who… Read more

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