At Loyno, there’s room for you to aspire to any role.
Our students are actors, directors, playwrights and designers. Our immersive Theatre Arts degree trains you in all aspects of theatre; our Liberal Arts core inspires the art you create.
Undergraduate Degree Programs
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts
At Loyno, there’s room for you to aspire to any role. Our students are actors, directors, playwrights and designers. Our immersive Theatre Arts degree trains you in all aspects of theatre; our Liberal Arts core inspires the art you create.
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and Musical Theatre
Whether your primary passion is singing, dancing, or acting, our program will make you a well-rounded musical theatre performer and you’ll get practical experience honing your skills—all students work on productions every year.
The undergraduate minor in Theatre is designed to prepare students for work in professional or community theatre.
Big Easy Wins
For the second consecutive year, Loyola’s Department of Theatre Arts and Dance has won the 2018 Big Easy Entertainment award for “Best University Production,” this time for Loyola Theatre’s performance of “The Christians” by Lucas Hnath, directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Dance C. Patrick Gendusa.
Performance of Shaw’s famous play, telling the story of a Professor who seeks to transform the rough, cockney woman Eliza Doolittle into a passable member of cultured society
See what our faculty and students are accomplishing
Professor Ann Mahoney, Olivia on The Walking Dead, Shares Her New Book
Ann Mahoney, professor of both Voice and Movement II and Acting for the Camera at Loyola University New Orleans, recently released her book, Slap!!! Courage for the On-Camera Actor. It is a book that strives to provide young professionals with all the tools they need to succeed in the ever-changing film industry.
Jim O’Quinn returns to Loyola Theatre Arts & Dance as American Musical Theatre Professor
Loyola University New Orleans' American Musical Theatre class will be taught this year by professor Jim O’Quinn. Mr. O’Quinn is the founding editor of American Theatre magazine, the only national general-circulation publication about theatre in the United States, and served as its editor-in-chief for more than thirty years.