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All the world’s a stage

For more than a century, LSU has cultivated a rich music and theatre tradition. The College of Music & Dramatic Arts fosters that tradition by preparing students for leadership roles and careers in the performing arts and providing outreach and cultural enrichment to the community at large.

The wealth of resources provided to the students in the College of Music & Dramatic Arts include distinguished faculty members who are dedicated to student success, hundreds of annual performances through which students can gain firsthand experience, newly renovated performance venues across campus and passionate, committed classmates who foster camaraderie.

Students who enroll in the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts train in the diverse areas of education, performance, composition, design, and performing arts academics. The faculty members of the Department of Theatre and the School of Music are noted scholars, stellar performers, vibrant creators, and inspiring teachers with active careers and international reputations for excellence. Our graduates—talented and creative people with excellent communication skills—have jobs in many fields.