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Theatre Circle

For over 75 years the Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama has provided one of the nation’s premier theatre programs. Its students have gone on to become some of the finest theatre artists, scholars, and teachers in the world. The lives of thousands of others have been illumined and enriched by the study and practice of theatre at IU.

Theatre Circle was founded in 1978 to encourage the study and practice of theatre arts in the IU Department of Theatre and Drama and to promote an awareness of theatre throughout the community and public at large.

Theatre Circle members enjoy a variety of benefits, including acknowledgement in all IU Theatre programs, e-mailed information about all performances, glimpses behind-the-scenes, exclusive talks by directors, designers and theatre scholars, special event invitations, theatre-related travel opportunities, reserved seating at numerous performances and events, and much more. See our November 2016 list of Theatre Circle members.

Your investment in IU students provides:

  • Scholarships and awards
  • Theatre Programs
  • Travel for guest artists and scholars
  • Travel and housing for students to professional conferences to deliver academic papers, exhibit designs, or demonstrate skills
  • Ads in professional journals and broadcast media to help recruit the nation’s best students
  • Technical support: Including assisted listening device system, large-print programs, advanced copies of plays
  • Funds for special projects including internships and hospitality events for students

The Indiana University Department of Theatre and Drama, with its distinguished faculty and staff, has continually maintained the highest of academic and production standards. As a member of Theatre Circle you can help to provide the margin of excellence that will keep the Department and the education of its students among the nation’s very best.

Become a part of this legacy.
Join Theatre Circle!

Give Now

Annual memorial gifts may be made at all levels. A memorial gift in perpetuity may be made at the $1,000.00 level. Payroll deduction is available to IU employees. Call (812) 855-5948.

Download our brochure and join Theatre Circle today!

Theatre Circle
IU Department of Theatre, Drama, and Dance
Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center
275 N. Jordan Ave. A300U
Bloomington, IN 47405-1101