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School of Drama Undergraduate Programs


The School of Drama's Design Option is conceived to produce the leaders and inventors of the future of live storytelling.


The School of Drama Dramaturgy Option is a rigorous, highly structured academic and artistically focused program.

Acting/Music Theatre

The School of Drama Acting and Music Theatre Option is a rigorous program designed to prepare students for immediate entry into the professional workforce.

The John Wells DIrecting program

The School of Drama Directing Option offers undergraduate students the opportunity to study the heritage of directing in breadth and depth while honing their creative skills in classrooms, workshops, and full studio productions.

Production& Technology management (ptm)

The Production Technology and Management Option (PTM) offers specialized undergraduate and graduate training programs in technical direction, and production and stage management. 


The general Drama minor provides students with a well-rounded opportunity to obtain preliminary professional exposure to the theatre arts.

BXA Interdisciplinary

Collectively the Bachelor of Humanities and Arts (BHA), Bachelor of Science and Arts (BSA), and Bachelor of Computer Science and Arts (BCSA) programs are grouped under the single heading of BXA Intercollege Degree Programs.


Carnegie Mellon University’s diverse and top-ranked academic programs in computing, engineering, design and the arts are uniquely positioned to serve students who have interdisciplinary interests bridging technology and creative practice. The Integrative Design, Arts and Technology Network (IDeATe) connects students and faculty from across the university through coursework and collaborative studio experiences. You have the opportunity to integrate a concentration with your degree in any of the following eight creative industry areas: game design, animation and special effects, media design, learning media, sound design, entrepreneurship for creative industries, intelligent environments and physical computing. 


Showcase activities are designed to launch new graduates into professional work within their fields. Agents, managers, casting directors, producers, arts entrepreneurs and leading professionals across all disciplines are invited to Showcase presentations to view the work of the graduating class.