Co-Curricular Theater Groups

The Mask & Bauble Dramatic Society

Mask & Bauble Dramatic Society, established in 1852, distinguishes itself as the oldest continuously running college theatre group in the United States. Mask & Bauble (M&B) produces high-quality student theatre using a collaborative process to stage musicals, dramas, comedies, and classics. In the spring, M&B also produces the annual Donn B. Murphy One-Act Play Competition and Festival, in which student-written plays are submitted, adjudicated, and produced. Learn more at www.MaskandBauble.org


Black Theatre Ensemble

Black Theatre Ensemble, established in 1979, is dedicated to producing dramatic works that celebrate and enrich the Black American cultural heritage, and expand and challenge the discourse on the Black experience. Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) also organizes signature Coffeehouses (featuring all forms for song, dance, poetry, music and spoken word) and Inside Look Series throughout the year. Learn more at www.GeorgetownBTE.com


Nomadic Theatre

Nomadic Theatre, established in 1982, is a co-curricular troupe that provides exciting opportunities both on and off the stage. The Nomads produce plays that educate and challenge all members of the university community through thought-provoking theater. Nomadic’s logo, a caravan of camels, symbolizes the company’s migratory behavior as they perform in a variety of campus spaces throughout the year. From quirky comedies to introspective dramas, join the “Nomads” for a truly moving theatrical experience. Learn more at www.nomadic-theatre.com


Georgetown Improv Association

Georgetown Improv Association is a long-form improvisational troupe offering the Georgetown community unscripted, unrehearsed, and unbelievable improvised comedy since 1995. Improv’s mission is to promote improv as an art form and to provide frequent and affordable performances to the Georgetown community and the greater public of the Washington area. The shows rely on quick wit and active minds, with every scene inspired by an audience suggestion. Troupe alumni have been on Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, and NPR. Learn more instagram.com/georgetownimprov


Georgetown University Children’s Theater

Children’s Theater produces one show each semester and tours at hospitals and schools in the D.C. area, bringing joyous children’s plays to the greater D.C. community. Learn more at instagram.com/guchildrenstheater