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About Us

Theater is a form of human expression, shaped by social, economic, technological, personal, and artistic forces. Duke's Department of Theater Studies combines scholarly theater research with productions of plays both old and new, from all over the world and the creation and development of new performance works. 

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Featured Courses

Spotlighted Student Research

María Zurita Ontiveros & Ash Jeffers
Valerie Muensterman
Morgan Fears
Samantha Meyers
Kari Barclay
Jamie Bell & Austin Powers

Alumni Highlights

Actor, Singer
Writer, Director
Post Production Artist, Actor
Filmmaker, Actor
Writer, Director, Educator
Sound Design