Theatre & Dance Department

College of Arts & Sciences

The Theatre & Dance Department at Cal Lutheran is dedicated to providing students with both artistic and scholastic foundations to prepare them for a prosperous life and career in the theatrical and multimedia fields.

We offer a series of fundamental and advanced courses in theatre along with numerous performance and technical opportunities in our highly regarded Mainstage, Blackbox, and film productions. Students participate in a yearly average of  four major productions, including classics, contemporary pieces, musicals, original films, improvisational theatre, and the student Blackbox series.

Upcoming Theatre and Dance Events

Fall 2022 Productions

Student Staged Readings
October 20,21,22,23
Shakespeare in Love
adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Directed by Michael J. Arndt
November 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20

Spring 2022 Moving Images--Screen Dance Excerpts




California Lutheran University welcomes donations of wardrobe/costume pieces, as well as wigs and Theatrical makeup. Please contact us through the University Advancement Office with any pieces you would like to donate.

Theatre Arts Costume Shop Donation Guidelines

 If you have questions or concerns, address them to the Theatre Arts and Dance Administrative Assistant, Adriana Aspeitia, at or call 805-493-3452.