You cannot have a world-class school without world-class courses, taught by world-class faculty. Ours are.
Faculty members who are award-winning working writers, directors, actors, producers, animators, set designers, lighting designers, cinematographers, editors, sound designers, costume designers, scholars and more.
The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television draws upon industry leaders for its faculty, advisors and mentors. Storytelling is the heart of our curriculum, and our talented alumni and faculty members have won Oscars, Emmys, Tonys and nearly every meaningful artistic accolade in the performing and visual arts. All are amazing professors and renowned visiting industry professionals who are ready to guide the next generation into an exciting future full of ideas, imagination and infinite possibility.
Our faculty provide comprehensive training for the profession as well as study of theater's 2,500-year history and literature.
History and theory as well as the creative and technical aspects of the moving image are offered.
- Meet the Department of Theater Chair
Special Academic Senior Associate Dean and Professor Brian Kite serves as Department Chair.Read Brian Kite's Bio
- Meet the Department of FTVDM Co-Chairs
Distinguished Professor Kathleen L. Komar serves as Department Co-Chair.Read Kathleen Komar’s Bio
Professor Kathleen McHugh serves as Department Co-Chair.Read Kathleen McHugh's Bio