The Black Box Theatre Festival is a student-generated performance event that displays the artistic and intellectual labor of the theatre studies student body at the University of Arizona. The event will feature performance pieces curated by faculty and students with a minimalist aesthetic that allows theatre students to apply research from their coursework and practice their craft. University of Arizona’s drama & theater arts program was ranked 33 out of 306 nationwide in a recent ranking of drama & theater arts degree programs offered by 4-year U.S. Colleges and Universities. This ranking by by College Factual makes Arizona one of the top programs in the U.S. to study drama & theater arts.