Deepen your skills. Be motivated by individual passions. Be inspired by collaboration with your community of artists.

Here at Boston University School of Theatre, we are curious learners who seize opportunities to expand our journeys and enhance our artistry. CFA School of Theatre is a nationally recognized program, with all the opportunities of a larger liberal arts university right at your fingertips. We believe each student is unique and should be able to pursue their individual interests while receiving strong foundational techniques within the art form. Valuing each student’s goals and gifts while furthering the conversation of diversity and inclusion makes the School of Theatre at Boston University College of Fine Arts a leading program in the country.

Through headlong risk taking, we bring concepts into existence and unleash ideas to build connections that shape the world.

Theatre Degrees and Programs

The immersive academic and artistic experience in the School of Theatre's programs in performance, design, production, and management is like no other. Dive in!

Please note, in Fall 2023, the School of Theatre is implementing a new undergraduate
curriculum, detailed here.

Explore Our Offerings

The SOT Experience

Apply & Audition

Interested in applying to one of BU School of Theatre's graduate or undergraduate programs? We're here to guide you throughout the process.

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Innovation & Professional Development

Through collaborations, professional development opportunities, and arts-based research, BU School of Theatre is committed to fostering strong artistic relationships across the theatre profession.

Our Alumni

Our alums are working in all corners of theatre, television, film, and entertainment industries. Read their stories!


Complex Characters

Jason Alexander’s Seinfeld role cemented him in pop culture. Now he’s busy acting on screen and stage, directing, and podcasting

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CFA Alumni

A Singular Light

As one of the country’s only professional Deaf lighting designers, Annie Wiegand is pushing artistic boundaries and working to increase industry diversity and access

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CFA Alumni

My Life in Five Outfits

Raissa Bretaña studies history through a fashion lens and fact-checks the wardrobes of popular television series, including Bridgerton and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

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Why BU School of Theatre?

Get ready to collaborate with your community of imaginative and skillful theatre-makers!