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  • The Beggar's Opera by Vaclav Havel
    The Beggar's Opera by Vaclav Havel. Photo: Mike Hipple
  • The Arabian Nights
    The Arabian Nights - March 2014. Photo: Mike Hipple
  • The Workroom
    The Workroom by Jean-Claude Grumberg. Photo: Mike Hipple
  • The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
    The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis. Photo: Frank Rosenstein

The University of Washington School of Drama develops innovative and courageous artists and scholars poised to be the creative leaders of tomorrow.

We offer MFA degrees in acting, design, and directing, a four-year undergraduate liberal arts education in Drama or Musical Theatre, and a PhD in theatre history and criticism.  Our location in Seattle, one of the great theatre cities of the world, and in a region noted for creative entrepreneurship, makes our school a unique place to learn, work, and perform.

Our dynamic, award-winning faculty is dedicated to enabling each artist and scholar to reach their full potential.  With decades of professional expertise, our collaborative team of faculty and guest artists provide our students with a mastery of the fundamentals, passion for innovation, and preparation for successful careers in multiple media.

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