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The role of a lifetime

In Loyola's Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, you could find your role of a lifetime. Whether on stage or behind the scenes, our broad curriculum in the theatre arts will ensure that you develop or enhance a sense of artistic and personal discipline, responsibility, and a life-long commitment to the theatre.

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Loyola Resident Theatre Company, Southern Rep Theatre

Partnership Featured in 2016 Provost Report

Southern Rep Theatre, professional equity theatre company, is currently in residence at Loyola University New Orleans. This partnership has been featured in the 2016 Provost's Report. Southern Rep specializes in new plays that emphasize the diversity of New Orleans. Our students will be able to enjoy free shows, have the opportunity to join the SRT Intern Company and audition to be a part of the SRT Acting Company. Be sure to click the link below to see their exciting season and to learn more about Southern Rep.

The remaining 2016-2017 season performances' at Loyola include:

By Suzan-Lori Parks
May 31 – June 18, 2017
Marquette Theatre


student Achievements + Research

The House That Will Not Stand earns Big Easy Award Win

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at Loyola University New Orleans is pleased to announce that its fall 2016 production of Marcus Gardley’s The House That Will Not Stand, directed by Department Chair Dr. Laura Hope has received a Big Easy Award for Best University Production.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Professor Starring in Local Tennessee Williams Production

Loyola voice and movement professor, Janet Shea, will join The Tennessee William’s Theatre Company of New Orleans in The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore by Tennessee Williams. Shea starts as tenacious actress Flora “Sissy” Goforth.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Theatre Arts/Spanish alumna chosen for Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship

Natalie Jones '14, who graduated from Loyola with degrees in Spanish and Theater Arts, was recently selected for a 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to teach in Argentina, a country where she also studied abroad as a student at Loyola.

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