School of Dramatic Arts

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Located in Los Angeles, a city synonymous with artistic innovation and excellence, 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.

Upcoming Events

USC School of Dramatic Arts presents: Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Set during the Civil War, this explosively powerful new drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks follows a slave, Hero, from West Texas to the...

2/7 7:30pm
USC School of Dramatic Arts presents: Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)

Set during the Civil War, this explosively powerful new drama by Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks follows a slave, Hero, from West Texas to the...

2/8 2:30pm
USC School of Dramatic Arts presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Romance, lust, nature, mysticism and the blurred lines between dreams and reality are explored in an enchanted moonlit forest on a warm summer night. Join us...

2/8 8pm
USC School of Dramatic Arts presents: A Midsummer Night's Dream

Romance, lust, nature, mysticism and the blurred lines between dreams and reality are explored in an enchanted moonlit forest on a warm summer night. Join us...

2/9 2:30pm
USC School of Dramatic Arts presents: Guarded

A sweltering summer in Los Angeles. On location for a big Hollywood feature. So many dreams in the balance. L.A. playwright Boni B. Alvarez has created a new...

2/15 8pm

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