School of Theatre


Swine Palace presents
People, Places and Things by Duncan Macmillan; 11/15 – 11/24, 2024
Emma was having the time of her life. Now she’s in rehab. Her first step is to admit that she has a problem. When intoxication feels like the only way to survive, how can she ever sober up? 
Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti; 2/7 – 2/16, 2025
1833, Edmund Kean, the greatest actor of his generation, collapsed on stage and a young black American actor is asked to take over. As the public riot, how will audiences react to the revolution inside the theatre? 

The LSU School of Theatre Mainstage Season presents
Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt. 2B by Kate Hamill ; 9/27 – 10/6, 2024
An irreverent, darkly comic, modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth and sidekick, this fast-paced romp re-examines the stories with a bold new feminist lens.  
Roleplay, created by a team from Tulane University; 3/14 – 3/23, 2025
Roleplay depicts several college students who navigate the university system, sexual assault, party culture, and social pressures. 
2025 Dance and Physical Theatre Showcase, 5/1 - 5/2, 2025


About Us

The School of Theatre is dedicated to preparing students of all identities for professional and academic careers in arts and cultural industries. Providing an inclusive learning environment as key to a well-rounded humanities education, we offer a variety of degrees and concentrations that encourage students to tailor their training to their creative and scholarly passions. Our programming commits to spotlighting topical issues, celebrating shared social values, and exploring humanity. With diversity, equity, and inclusion among our core values, we work to honor the experience, perspectives, and unique identities of our students, faculty, staff, guest artists, and audience.


Undergraduate Programs

Ready to start your journey into theatre? Check out our undergraduate-level programs.

Graduate Programs

Expand your knowledge and skills through one of the many different graduate-level programs offered by the School of Theatre.

We must all do theatre, to find out who we are, and to discover who we could become.

Augusto BoalTheatre practitioner, drama theorists, activist.


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LSU Cares

LSU Cares is a university initiative dedicated to the well-being of students and promotion of a community that cares about each of its members. Using a CARE (Communicate, Assess, Refer, Educate) approach, staff review reports and provide appropriate resources in response. LSU Cares works with students to empower them to help students of concern and engage with victim support and advocacy resources.