Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama is the oldest degree-granting drama school in the United States and is recognized as an international leader in the arts and technology. 

Founded in 1914, the school combines established practice with innovation and pedagogical and technological advancement across all disciplines. The School's conservatory program within the university prepares students intellectually, artistically and practically to be leaders in their chosen professions, whether that be on the stage or behind the scenes, in film or television, or within the expanding realm of new media. 

School of Drama graduates commit to the enrichment of diverse arts practices, champion interdisciplinary collaborations, explore new forms of creative expression, and promote community and diversity.

Our Key Values

Education
Leadership
Experimentation
Innovation
Community access
Diversity
Professional development of faculty & staff


Undergraduate B.F.A.

  1. Acting or Music Theatre
  2. Design (Costume, Lighting, Scenic, Video & Media)
  3. The John Wells Directing Program
  4. Dramaturgy
  5. Production Technology & Management

Graduate M.F.A.

  1. Costume Production
  2. Design (Costume, Lighting, Scenic, Video & Media)
  3. The John Wells Directing Program
  4. Dramatic Writing
  5. Production Technology & Management



Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama is the oldest degree-granting drama school in the United States and is recognized as an international leader in the arts and technology.

 

Questions about Admission?

Carnegie Mellon Office of Admission
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Pittsburgh, PA  15213-3890

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Email: undergraduate-admissions@andrew.cmu.edu