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Department of

Theatre Arts and Performance Studies


Theatre Arts and Performance Studies is proud to announce their 2014-2015 season!


Anton's Shorts

Three Brief Comedies by Chekhov

October 30-November 7, 2014

The Vassiliadis Family Black Box Theatre


A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams

November 20-23, 2014

Studio Theatre                                 


12 Angry Women Adapted by Sherman Sergel

Spring 2015

Location TBD


Student Lab

Spring 2015

The Vassiliadis Family Black Box Theatre




Congratulations to our own Professor Terry Glaser!

Terry Glaser, professor in the Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies, is the first recipient of the new Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival/Association for Theatre in Higher Education Prize for Innovative Teaching for our KCACTF region, Region 8. This award is given to a teacher in each of the 8 KCACTF regions for innovative teaching that leads to student success in theatre arts. Region 8 consists of Southern and Central California, Southern Nevada, Utah, Arizona, and Hawaii. The award was presented to Professor Glaser by an ATHE representative at the KCACTF regional festival on February 15, 2013, in the Los Angeles Theatre Center.


5 Top College Theater Programs Outside of NY

5. University of San Diego, San Diego, Calif.

Programs: Performance studies, theater history, modern drama, voice and speech, movement for actors; Tuition: $39,486; Notable alumni: Jim Parsons; Professional opportunities: The Old Globe Theatre, one of the best regional theaters in the country, is in San Diego and partners with USD for the school’s M.F.A. in dramatic arts, for which seven students are chosen to perform in Old Globe productions.