Join us

Please join us for an inspiring evening honoring
more than 75 years of the USC School of Dramatic Arts!

The Odyssey

Our 75-Year Theatrical Journey: Past, Present and Future
Thursday, September 9, 2021
5:30 – 8:00 p.m. PT

5:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception | 6:45 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony | 8:30 p.m. Post-Show Reception

In-person | Queen’s Courtyard at University Park Campus
Online | Virtual Livestream Experience

Please join the USC School of Dramatic Arts for “The Odyssey: Our 75-Year Theatrical Journey: Past, Present and Future.” Featuring awards given to five of our outstanding alumni, an online auction, and spectacular live performances by SDA students.

Proceeds from the event will support need-based scholarships, professional development for our students, and theatre for social change programs.

The five awards presented during the evening showcase the breadth of experience, as well as the commitment, artistry, and engagement of the dynamic alumni of the USC School of Dramatic Arts.

We are thrilled to announce that the emcee for the evening is playwright and SDA faculty member Luis Alfaro , who is also the recipient of the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship “genius grant,” Associate Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group and whose recent publication, The Greek Trilogy of Luis Alfaro: Electricidad; Oedipus El Rey; Mojada, received the 2020 London Hellenic Prize.

The USC School of Dramatic Arts is committed to providing an accessible, inclusive, and equitable event. Should you need accommodations (i.e. live closed captioning or ASL interpreter), please contact Kindly submit this request a minimum of five days in advance of the event. We will attempt to arrange accommodations requested after this time but may not be able to guarantee their successful implementation.

All in-person guests will need to abide by USC Covid-19 Campus Policy, as it stands on the date of the event. Further details will be provided prior to the event.