Bachelor of Fine Arts: Drama (1981), emphasis: Theatrical Design
Dean’s List: Fall ’80 & Spring ‘81
The University of Southern California is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university founded in 1880 with its main campus in Los Angeles, California, a city synonymous with artistic innovation and excellence.
About the USC School of Dramatic Arts
The top-ranked USC School of Dramatic Arts is a leader in dramatic arts education. The School uniquely blends artistic training in a conservatory environment with outstanding faculty and the full academic experience found only within a major research university. This close-knit, supportive environment offers students the freedom to explore their artistic passions. Through programs of the highest caliber, as well as initiatives that provide access to professional experience, students are prepared for leadership in every facet of dramatic arts.
The School’s active production program (more than 20 shows annually) utilizes five theatre facilities, including the Bing Theatre, the Scene Dock Theatre, the McClintock Theatre, the Massman Theatre and the USC Village Gate Theatre. The School encourages students to gain professional experience and academic credit through internships and has created partnerships with many professional companies. Our graduate programs in Acting and Dramatic Writing are both intensive, three-year programs taught by a faculty comprised of theatre professionals working at the highest level of the industry and our master’s in Applied Theatre Arts is one of only a few offered in the United States. The location of the campus, literally in the center of the entertainment industry, makes the School of Dramatic Arts distinctive among colleges and universities in the United States.