To inquire about this program:
Theatre Admission Office | 773-325-7999 | theatreadmissions@depaul.edu​

Our Theatre School's Acting program will prepare you to work on both stage and screen.  The four-year program focuses on expanding your range of knowledge and expression of performance and providing you with skills and techniques to improve acting, movement, voice and speech abilities.

DePaul's location in Chicago will enhance your acting education.  With hundreds of theatres in Chicago, you will have the opportunity to attend performances on a regular basis.

You will be taught by distinguished and award-winning faculty members who bring together a wide variety of backgrounds and expertise.  Our faculty has developed a successful and powerful curriculum that includes ideas from Stanislavski, Spolin, Grotowski, Suzuki, yoga, tai chi, mask work and more.  We have a vibrant theatre community and encourage students to be active members of our productions.

Internship Possibilities

  • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
  • Goodman Theatre
  • Harpo Studios
  • Second City
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • Time Out Chicago
  • WBBM CBS2
  • WGN TV
  • WLS ABC7
  • WMAQ NBC5



What can you do with this degree?

  • Acting and performing
  • Advertising
  • Casting
  • Directing
  • Education
  • Film and television production
  • Lighting or set design
  • Media critic work
  • Play or screen writing