The School of Drama is committed to educating each individual’s mind, body and spirit. Rigorous coursework is coupled with intensive production work to produce actors ready to compete at the highest level in today’s demanding professional environment in theater, television and film. You may also choose to pursue the highly selective directing program, open to two to four students per year. As part of your degree, you will take liberal arts courses.
The Hollywood Reporter (THR) has ranked UNCSA No. 6 in the world on its list of the 25 best institutions for a drama degree. UNCSA is listed 2nd among the BFA programs in the U.S. highlighted by the magazine.
Though the school year hasn't ended the way we anticipated, our resilient community of artists has continued to power creativity. They've brought light, levity and love to a world who needs it most. Look back at some defining moments of our year.
Alumnus Dane DeHaan shares how training in the School of Drama prepared him for a wide range of roles. See his latest work in Amazon Prime Video's ZeroZeroZero, now streaming.
From "The Best of Enemies" alongside Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell to "Watchmen" on HBO, UNCSA Drama alumnus Nicholas Logan has stepped into a variety of roles in 2019.