School of Theatre




About Us

The School of Theatre is dedicated to preparing students of all identities for professional and academic careers in arts and cultural industries. Providing an inclusive learning environment as key to a well-rounded humanities education, we offer a variety of degrees and concentrations that encourage students to tailor their training to their creative and scholarly passions. Our programming commits to spotlighting topical issues, celebrating shared social values, and exploring humanity. With diversity, equity, and inclusion among our core values, we work to honor the experience, perspectives, and unique identities of our students, faculty, staff, guest artists, and audience.


LSU Mainstage

Marburg Graphic

Marburg Written
by Guillem Clua
Directed by Aubrey Snowden

April 11 - 21, 2024
Reilly Theatre

The 1967 outbreak of an unknown virus in Marburg, Germany is the backdrop for four interwoven stories spanning time periods and locations.

LSU Lab Season

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Let Me Be: Grandma, Maama, and Me
Written and Directed by
Sarah Nansubuga

April 16 - 21, 2024
Studio Theare

The show is about grief, matriarchal relationships, death and folklore. Using two popular folklore tales from the central region of Uganda, the story follows four women as they navigate their understanding of what it means to lose a loved one, what it means to be a woman in a third-world country, what it means to leave and return, and what it means to be a daughter.

Undergraduate Programs

Ready to start your journey into theatre? Check out our undergraduate-level programs.

Graduate Programs

Expand your knowledge and skills through one of the many different graduate-level programs offered by the School of Theatre.

We must all do theatre, to find out who we are, and to discover who we could become.

Augusto BoalTheatre practitioner, drama theorists, activist.


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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members. Using a CARE (Communicate, Assess, Refer, Educate) approach, staff review reports and provide appropriate resources in response. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to help students of concern and engage with victim support and advocacy resources.