University of San Diego
Theatre Arts and Performance Studies
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5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego,CA 92110
USD's Department of Theatre is committed to providing our students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for a fulfilling career – in theatre or elsewhere. We typically produce three shows each semester to entertain the USD and San Diego communities. Our undergraduate program frames theatre within the liberal arts environment as a holistic educational experience through integrated practical and theoretical study, while our nationally recognized graduate program, The Old Globe and USD Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, is focused on professional actor training for classical theatre.
Notable Alumni Include: Stacey Hardke, Brooke Byler, Bryan Bertone, Bayardo De Murguia
Faculty Info: Current Season Resources and Callboard Faculty and Staff Faculty and Staff View By: Name | Group Scott Ripley, MFA, Jesse Perez, Danielle Amato, PhD, Amanda Banks, Lisa Berger, MFA, Summer Broyhill, MFA, Jacob Bruce, Cynthia Caywood, PhD, Ray Chambers, Evelyn Cruz, MFA, Gerhard Gessner, Jan Gist, MFA, Eric Hagen, MFA, Callie Johnson, MFA, Corey Johnston, MFA, Dana McNeal, Nate Parde, MFA, Robin Roberts, MFA, Fred Miller Robinson, PhD, Rana Salimi, PhD, Madeline Sayet, Jersten Seraile, Abraham Stoll, PhD, Monica Stufft, PhD, Tezeru Teshome, Emmelyn Thayer, Eileen Troberman, Shana Wride.
Complete Cast, Creative Team, and Schedule Announced for HAMLET: ON THE RADIO
February 19, 2021
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for Hamlet: On the Radio, in a partnership with KPBS. The Globe’s Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein is transforming his smash-hit 2017 production of William Shakespeare’s exhilarating tragedy into an audio-only revival.
VIDEO: The Old Globe and University Of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
February 13, 2021
The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program recently presented a virtual production of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The Old Globe and University Of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program Presents A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
February 03, 2021
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program's presentation of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.
The Old Globe Announces Upcoming Programming, Featuring a World Premiere Musical by Michael John LaChiusa & More
January 19, 2021
As the world catches glimpses of a return to normalcy and dares to imagine a time when we can once again gather together in our theatre spaces, The Old Globe will produce a hybrid of digital and in-person offerings that encompasses a broad range of thrilling theatre created by a diverse group of major talents.
The Old Globe Launches Online Marketplace
December 08, 2020
The Old Globe today launched The Old Globe Marketplace, an online space for the Globe’s talented artisans and staff to offer their goods and services to the public and express their creativity during the prolonged closure of The Old Globe’s performance venues.
Cast and Creatives Announced for the Old Globe's DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! ON THE RADIO
November 13, 2020
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of its 23rd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!, which this year will be presented by KPBS Radio in San Diego as a free audio-only production. Due to the ongoing pandemic, The Old Globe is unable to produce the San Diego favorite on its stage this year.
The Old Globe's 23rd Annual DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! to be Presented as an Audio Production
October 29, 2020
The Old Globe announced today that its 23rd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! will be presented by KPBS Radio in San Diego as a free audio-only production. Due to the ongoing pandemic, The Old Globe is unable to produce the San Diego favorite on its stage this year.
Yale School of Drama Announces New and Promoted Faculty for 2020–21 Academic Year
September 30, 2020
Yale School of Drama, the only graduate-level professional conservatory in the English-speaking world to offer training in every theatrical discipline, announces newly promoted and newly appointed faculty members, effective for the 2020-21 academic year.
The Old Globe Announces New Initiative WHAT IS THEATRE NOW?
September 21, 2020
The Old Globe today announced a new initiative in which it has asked six visionary theatre artists this one question: What Is Theatre Now?
The Old Globe Announces Fall Lineup of Online Arts Engagement Programs
September 01, 2020
The Old Globe announced today their upcoming roster of free digital arts-engagement programs created specifically for online audiences. After pivoting to digital platforms due to COVID-19, The Old Globe continues to offer excellent workshops, classes, and events on their social media platforms, as well as on The Old Globe's website.
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and More!
July 28, 2020
Today (July 28) in live streaming: Ann Reinking visits Backstage Live, Broadway unites to #SavetheArts on Stars in the House, and so much more!
E.E. Adams Announced as the Winner of New Light Theater Project's 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award
July 27, 2020
New Light Theater Project has announced that the 2020/2021 New Light New Voices Award, their annual literary prize, goes to E.E. Adam's INK'DWELL, chosen from over 500 submissions.
E.E. Adams Wins the 2020 New Light New Voices Award For INK'DWELL
July 27, 2020
Ink'dWell by E.E. Adams has been announced as the winner of the 2020-2021 New Light New Voices Award.a??
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 21- with Lisa Kudrow, Steven Pasquale and More!
July 21, 2020
Today (July 21) in live streaming: Irish Rep presents The Weir, The Comeback cast makes a comeback on Stars in the House and so much more!
Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!
July 14, 2020
Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!