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The Drama Program at Bellarmine encompasses a variety of opportunities for students interested in the composition, production and performance of theater. Students put on two main stage productions each year: a dramatic play in the fall and a musical in the spring. In addition to acting roles, students are responsible for all technical aspects of the programs, including lighting, sounds, sets, makeup and costumes.

Students may also participate in writing, directing and performing one-act plays; and take additional courses for academic credit. Comprehensively, the Drama Program offers Bellarmine students a practical creative outlet, a working understanding of the theatrical arts, an opportunity to develop leadership skills, and a place to make lifelong friendships.

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For more information about Bellarmine's Drama Program, contact Drama Director Brien O'Loughlin.

2022 Spring Musical: Bye Bye Birdie

2022 Spring Musical: Bye Bye Birdie

Bellarmine is excited to bring you our Spring Musical, Bye Bye Birdie.

Performance dates are:
Thursday, March 11 @ 7 p.m.
Friday, March 12 @ 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 13 @ 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 14 @ 2 p.m.
Thursday, March 17 @ 7 p.m.
Friday, March 18 @ 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 19 @ 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 20 @ 2 p.m.

Past Productions:

Spring 2022: Bye Bye Birdie
Fall 2021: The Birds
Spring 2021: Freaky Friday
Fall 2020: Boxed in
Spring 2020: Once Upon a Mattress
Fall 2019: Radium Girls
Spring 2019: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Fall 2018: THE MOUSETRAP by Agatha Christie
Spring 2018 - A Curious Savage
Fall 2017 - A Christmas Carol
Spring 2017 - Metamorphoses
Fall 2016 - White Christmas
Spring 2016 - The Tempest
Fall 2015 - My Fair Lady
Spring 2015 - Little Women
Fall 2014 - Much Ado About Nothing
Spring 2014 - Fiddler on the Roof
Fall 2013 The Secret in the Wings
Spring 2013 – West Side Story
Fall 2012 - And Then There Were None
Spring 2012 - How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
Fall 2011 - The Taming of the Shrew
Spring 2011 - Pippin
Fall 2010 - The Miracle Worker
Spring 2010 - Curtains
Fall 2009 - The Skin of Our Teeth
Spring 2009 - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Fall 2008 -The Crucible
Spring 2008 – Les Miserables
Fall 2007 - Story Theatre
Spring 2007 - Urinetown


See Drama Awards for some of the awards Bellarmine's plays and musicals have won over the years.