Old Globe, USD shape world of theater
Thursday, August 29, 2013
UT San Diego -- For more than a quarter of a century, San Diego has played an important role in shaping the future of classical theater with a partnership between the Old Globe Theatre and the University of San Diego.
Jointly run by the professional theater and the university, the Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Arts program has received national recognition as a top classical acting school. More than 25 years ago, Old Globe founding director Craig Noel noticed that the theater was having an increasingly difficult time finding young actors to perform in classical roles. (Full Article)
A joint venture of The Old Globe and the University of San Diego, the Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Arts program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year, year-round course of graduate study in classical theatre.