Inquire. Inspire. Create.
Nurturing intellectual inquiry and inspiring creativity are the primary goals of the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre.
It’s been more than 30 years since the department last produced Luigi Pirandello’s 1921 masterpiece, in which the title characters overtake the rehearsal of a play and demand to tell their own stories. FTT’s modern adaptation brings the Characters onto the set of a “reality” television show to explore the relationship between art and life in a 21st century context. Purchase tickets
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“Imagine a kind of live, national GRE exam where students audition in open competition against one another, evaluated by representatives from the best graduate theatre programs,” said Professor Jim Collins, chair of the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre (FTT). Notre Dame had record success in 2014 at the national auditions organized by the University/Resident Theatre organization (URTA), with six of the seven FTT students who auditioned receiving offers from graduate programs in attendance. Read more