Conservatory of Theatre Arts

The Conservatory at Webster is a professional training program for acting, musical theatre, directing, theatre studies and dramaturgy, design, technical theatre and stage management. Located in Saint Louis, the Conservatory has been training theatre students for the professional world for over half a century.

We select our students through auditions and theatre festivals nationwide. We also host auditions here on campus. All of our candidates for admission must complete the audition/portfolio review process to be considered.

One of the distinguishing elements of Webster's Conservatory is its integrated association with professional theatre companies, two of which are located on campus: The Repertory Theatre of Saint Louis and Opera Theatre of Saint Louis. Webster also enjoys a one of a kind association with a professional musical theatre, The Muny.

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