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Department: English and Drama

English and Drama

About the Program

The Drama concentration and minor offer courses in acting, directing, playwriting, and dramatic literature. Our drama students also enjoy frequent collaborations with Baltimore-area theaters, including recent acting and directing workshops with artists from the American Shakespeare Center, Center Stage, and Single Carrot Theater.

Cierra Truss (Class of 2016) with American Shakespeare Center actors, following a performance talk-back.

Students wishing to major in Drama may do so by undertaking the student self-designed major in conjunction with a semester or year abroad at Lancaster University in the U.K.

For information on Drama programs and theater productions at the University contact Dr. Kate Bossert, Drama Coordinator, Department of English, at kbossert@ndm.edu.

 

 


Eurydice, by Sarah Ruhl

Notre Dame staged an April, 2015 production of the classic story of Orpheus, told through the eyes of its heroine. The play featured an all-female student cast and was directed by Elissa Goetschius. Photos by Ryan Maxwell Photography.

Photos l to r from top: Alexandra Mezza as The Nasty Interesting Man/Lord of the Underworld and Lauren Romagnano  as Eurydice; Madeline Mask as the Father, Lauren Romagnano; Alexandra Mezza ; Jenneil Lewin, Petrice Blemur, and Tessa Tripp as the Chorus of Stones; Jae Bradley as Orpheus; Lauren Romagnano; Lauren Romagnano and Alexandra Mezza.