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Nilo Cruz at UCLA TFTPulitzer Prize- winning playwright Nilo Cruz has been named Distinguished Visiting Playwright- in-Residence.
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  • Department of Theater 2012
    Theater Season Explore what's in store for the Department of Theater's 2019-20 season, including the rock musical Hair and the opera Juana, as well as performances of The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui and La Victima — just to name a few!
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  • Actor Showcases Annual events that spotlight the talents of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the UCLA TFT Acting program.
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  • Course Descriptions
    Theater Course Descriptions Current course descriptions taken from the UCLA Registrar's Office General Course Catalog.
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  • Internships
    Theater Internships The UCLA Theater Internship Program is open to enrolled students from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television and the UCLA College. Only juniors, seniors and graduate students are permitted to take theater internships.
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    • Theater LABThe TFT Theater Lab was launched in 2011 when distinguished playwright Eve Ensler (The Vagina Monologues) used the space to workshop her newest play, O.P.C.: Obsessive Political Correctness, collaborating with student actors and assistants.
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    • Hearst Theater Lab
      Hearst Theater Lab Initiative A gift from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Hearst Theater Lab Initiative advances the Department of Theater as a destination for playwriting excellence and funds three pillars, including the Distinguished-Playwright-in-Residence Program.
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    • UCLA Theater Virtual Institutes
      UCLA Theater Virtual Institute The UCLA Theater Virtual Institutes are performance intensives that are offered remotely throughout the academic year. These weekend workshops are open to high school, college and professional students who would like to focus and improve specific aspects of their performance.
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      UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television is a member school with the University Resident Theatre Association. Founded in in 1969, URTA’s mission is to support excellence in the professional training of theater artists, ensuring the continued renewal of American theater.

  • UCLA is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).