She Kills Monsters
JSU Drama offers a strong Bachelor of Arts program offering undergraduate students the opportunity to act, design, write, direct and stage manage.  Students can choose an academic concentration in Performance or Production. Our emphasis is on helping to create well-rounded theatre artists who experience  a variety of the disciplines for creating theatre. We also offer a minor in Drama and in Film and Entertainment Technology, which provides many opportunities for our majors to work in front of and behind the camera on student films.
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Production majors have the opportunity to specialize in costuming, lighting, scenic, stage management, sound or may choose a more general path.  We provide opportunities for main stage designs and major technical assignments throughout the academic year.



Performance majors are provided opportunities to gain stage experience in drama department mainstage productions, student-directed one-acts and other events such as our 10-minute play festival and staged readings/activities during the academic year.



In addition to major in Drama, we offer minors in Drama or Film and Entertainment technology.

Box Office

The Imaginary Invalid
by Molière
Adapted by Constance Congdon
Based on a new translation by Dan Smith

Upcoming Show:     

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Jacksonville State University Drama department is to provide a strong liberal arts education while promoting respect for and appreciation of the art of theatre and film. Through an academically rigorous and supportive, creative environment we cultivate critical thinking, analysis, and skills for artistic expression needed to build a career, while providing opportunities for higher level development within our students' chosen specialties.  We also seek to produce a multifaceted, high quality, and challenging theatrical experience on our stages to enrich the university and surrounding communities.