One of America’s oldest and most-respected theatre conservatories, we prepare students for careers in professional theatre and throughout the entertainment industry. Offering 15 BFA majors in the heart of Chicago’s vibrant world-class theatre scene. The Theatre School at DePaul University is of America’s oldest and most respected theatre conservatories. Since 1925, we have prepared students for careers in professional theatre and throughout the entertainment industry. Our highly specialized programs employ a learning-by-doing approach, featuring student work in all areas of production in more than 30 plays each season. Our students learn their profession under the guidance of a diverse and talented faculty and staff of working artists. And all of this takes place in the heart of Chicago, acclaimed as one of the greatest theatre cities in the world. Our tradition remains to educate, train, and inspire those who will shape the future of American theatre. Offering BFA degrees in Acting, Comedy Arts, Costume Design, Costume Technology, Dramaturgy/Criticism, Lighting Design, Playwriting, Projection Design, Scenic Design, Sound Design, Stage Management, Theatre Arts, Theatre Management, Theatre Technology, and Wig and Makeup Design & Technology.