Special Programs

The department collaborates with several exciting programs including:

Dean's Scholars in Shakespeare
A Freshman Year Program of The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences more




Academy for Classical Acting (ACA)
The Shakespeare Theatre Company in the Nation's Capital, in conjunction with The George Washington University, offers a Master of Fine Arts degree to develop actors for the classical theatre. 



Women's Leadership Program
The International Arts & Culture cohort is designed to create a stimulating community of women who wish to incorporate an intensive study of the humanities and active involvement in creative/studio arts into their Freshman experience. more


Paris: Modernism and the Arts, Then and Now
George Washington University, Department of Theatre and Dance, Summer Study Abroad

We have 2 spots open for the Paris Modernism study abroad course this June. It is open to graduate and undergraduate enrollment. We must have applications by Wednesday, March 23, Application Website here.  Course website here
"Modernism & the Arts, then and now" is a cross disciplinary course that examines links between dance, theatre, fine arts, architecture, and music worlds in early 20th century Paris. The collaborative work of Picasso, Stravinsky, Nijinsky from the Ballets Russes company work is the starting point for our conversations. A number of different lecturers give insight into the specific art fields. Contact Prof Buckley, buckley@gwu.edu, if you have questions. more