The School of the Performing Arts is at the heart of the cultural experience that is Louisiana Tech University. Housed in historic Howard Auditorium, the School has been designated a "unique area of excellence" in the state of Louisiana. It is dedicated to the creative growth and development of the artist through education, training, and performance.
The School of the Performing Arts offers programs of study in Music and Theatre.
Department of Theatre
Bachelor of Arts in Speech with a concentration in Theatre: The theatre concentration is designed for those interested in the performance, technical, and management aspects of theatre training within a liberal arts education.
Master of Arts in Speech with a concentration in Theatre: The theatre concentration is designed for those interested in the performance, technical, and management aspects of theatre training within a liberal arts education.
The School of the Performing Arts is home to:
The Band of Pride
The Louisiana Tech Concert Association
The Arthur W. Stone Theatre
The Faculty Concert Series
The University Choirs
The Opera Workshop
The Chamber Singers
The University Jazz Ensemble
The Percussion Ensemble
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble
The School of the Performing Arts focuses on its mission of enhancing the cultural lives of students, faculty, staff, and surrounding communities while providing entertainment and education of the highest quality.
With abundant opportunities for education, training, performance, and entertainment the School of the Performing Arts at Louisiana Tech University is an active part of the Louisiana Tech experience and a viable and productive member of Ruston and the surrounding community.
Come see a performance!
Audition to be a part of an ensemble, a show, or for an academic or performance scholarship.
Please contact us with questions you may have.
Mark D. Guinn, Director