Established in 1936, 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 theatre. The Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art is the crucible where students transform learning into practice every day.

 

Programs of Study

News & Updates

A History of the Theatre Costume Business

A good read written by our very own Triffin Morris and Rachel Pollock! A History of the Theatre Costume Business is… Read more

Mac Rogers Journey in American Theatre

A big congrats to Mac Rogers’ whose podcast dramas (Steal the Stars, The Message, and LifeAfter) were downloaded over ten million times!!… Read more

Acting for the Non-Major

The acting class for non-actors

Costume Director Triffin Morris Awarded Ackland Art Museum Grant

Costume Director Triffin Morris has been awarded a course enhancement grant from the Ackland Art Museum for use in graduate… Read more

PlayMakers Repertory Company A History Edited by Bobbi Owen, Adam Versényi

PlayMakers Repertory Company  A History Edited by Bobbi Owen, Adam Versényi Available now via UNC Press here  

Bobbi Owen

Please see the Endeavors article on Professor Bobbi Owen https://endeavors.unc.edu/for-the-love-of-fabric/  

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Announcement

Letter From Department Chair

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 2019-2020 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.

Department of Dramatic Art Accountability Statement

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