The Department of Theatre is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).
Beverly Redman, M.F.A., Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
office Williams Theatre
hours Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm
Geared toward exposing students to the different fields in theatre. They raise funds to help defer costs on trips and USITT. Throughout the year, STO holds various events in support of the IPFW Department of Theatre. Membership to STO is open to all IPFW students who want to be more involved in the theatre. There are no dues, meetings are mandatory and membership and participation is free from discrimination and harassment as per the policies of the IPFW Code of Student Rights, Responsibilities, and Conduct as stated in Part 1, Items 3 and 4. For more information e-mail The Student Theatre Organization at or contact the Advisor Mark DeLancey at 260-481-6556.
To help students get/maintain a positive image of the theater. To raise funds through various enterprises to support performances projects scholarships, and other theatrical activities. Organize group trips.
Membership is open to all IPFW students. There are no dues, meetings are mandatory with one absence allowed with prior notification. 51% of total membership must be currently enrolled students at IPFW and only those members may vote, hold office, and represent the organization/university.
Theatre majors/minors kick off party, mentor/mentee program, study tables, theatre fund raisers, alumni relation.