Drury University > Theatre

The Theatre Department supports the liberal arts mission of Drury University by providing basic courses designed to develop an appreciation and understanding of the contribution of theatre arts to cultural life. The department offers a major in theatre leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree. Theatre graduates are prepared to enter the profession, to pursue further study at the graduate level, or to pursue careers in other areas of endeavor.

2021-2022 Theatre Auditions

Auditions for theatre activity grants are open to all incoming Drury students, regardless of major.

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Contact Us:

Stephen Bomgardner

Professor of Music
Chair, Fine & Performing Arts Department
O'Bannon Hall 105
Office: (417) 873-7296

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Academic Calendar

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12 August 2022

B Block Ends

12:00 am - 11:59 pm
5 August 2022

Full Term Courses End

12:00 am - 11:59 pm


  • Wilhoit Theatre (located in the Breech Building) - a 250-seat proscenium theater.
  • Sunderland Studio Theatre (located in O'Bannon Hall) - an intimate black box theatre with seating for 60 - 100 people.
  • Scene Shop (located on Clay Street) - features a full collection of electrical and pneumatic shop tools and construction space
  • Costume Shop (located in the basement of Wilhoit Theatre)
  • Design Studio (located in O'Bannon Hall)
  • Department offices and general classrooms (located in O'Bannon Hall)