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UVa Department of Drama

109 Culbreth Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2446

(434) 924-3376


UVa’s Department of Drama believes theatre is a vital form of artistic expression in today's world and offers undergraduate programs in drama and dance and graduate degrees in acting, scenic design and technical production, lighting design, and costume design & technology.

The Department of Drama presents theatre and dance performances throughout the academic year. Their state-of-the-art complex includes the 520-seat Culbreth Theatre with proscenium stage, the flexible 160 to 200-seat Helms Theatre and, the 300-seat Ruth Caplin Theatre, a thrust theatre.

The Department of Drama is also home to UVa Arts Box Office, Virginia Players and the Heritage Theatre Festival.



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