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As one of the top-tier theatre training programs in the nation, the School of Theatre challenges its students to grow as artists and individuals as they explore the world of theatre and where they fit into it. The School provides its students with a wide variety of theatrical and educational opportunities.


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Alum Andrea Varga nominated for Drama Desk Award

In addition to David McElwee’s Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Ensemble in The Wayside Motor Inn, the School of Theatre is further represented by a nod to Andrea Varga (MFA Costume Design, 1999) for Outstanding Costume Design.  Varga has worked alongside many notable Costume Designers in NYC, including Zack Brown, Gregg Barnes, Bob Perdziola, and David Woolard. Click here to read the other Drama Desk Award nominations!

Alum Stars in New Broadway Hit Musical!

Tony Award® nominee and School of Theatre alum Montego Glover (BFA Music Theatre, 1996) is starring in the new Broadway musical It Shoulda Been You as Annie Shepard, a Maid of Honor at a wedding.

School of Theatre Alum Lands 2015 Drama Desk Award Nomination

School of Theatre alum David McElwee (BFA Acting, 2010) has been nominated for a 2015 Drama Desk Award! McElwee, along with the rest of the cast of A. R. Gurney's The Wayside Motor Inn, are being awarded a Drama Desk Special Award for Best Ensemble. This category of awards exists to recognize excellence and significant contributions to the theatre. To read more about the 2015 nominations, click here.

Senior Showcase Fundraiser

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6pm - Dinner at Turnbull Conference Center

The Patrons Association at the School of Theatre is very pleased to showcase the stars of tomorrow for you today. The Music Theatre and Acting programs at Florida State are providing a sneak preview of our incredibly talented students before they are sent to perform for industry professionals in New York City and Los Angeles.

The School of TheatreProudly Announces its 2015-2016 Season

The School of Theatre at Florida State University is proud to announce its 2015-2016 season. Internationally renowned School of Theatre faculty will team up with the talented students and community members of Tallahassee, FSU alumni, and visiting artists from around the country to present a season that will inspire and entertain audiences throughout the southeast. Through the development and presentation of challenging classic and contemporary work, the School of Theatre at Florida State University continually uses the evolving, live, collaborative art of theatre to develop artists and scholars who have a lifelong passion for the arts.

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Upcoming Events  

Almost, Maine

March 27 - April 4, 2015

The Lab Theatre 


New Horizons: Original Works Festival

April 16 - April 18, 2015

The Lab Theatre 


Patrons Association Showcase Fundraiser

April 28, 2015