The fine arts, both performing and visual, are part of our humanity. Clarke University’s progressive department includes a colorful fine arts community on campus that combines academic excellence with forward-thinking work. Clarke’s thriving drama department offers an unparalleled, highly focused theatre education with thorough preparation for sustained careers in today’s widely varied entertainment industries as well as providing a solid basis for many other types of creative careers.
Clarke University is known as the university of the arts in Dubuque. At Clarke, you’ll be embraced by a drama department that operates like a real-world small professional theater company – allowing for individual instruction/attention for each member and working as a community toward the final product. The department is dedicated to providing the highest-quality artistic training for its undergraduate students through its intensive studio classroom program, varied course offerings and thrilling main stage productions.