Student Theatre/Conservatory of Theatre Arts

[Twelfth Night]

Student theatre has been a part of Webster University since its earliest days. Known as the Loretto Players for many years, the theatre program has evolved over time to become the Conservatory of Theatre Arts, today considered one of the most respected and renowned programs in the country.


The resources linked below provide a brief look at this storied history.

People/Troupes/Theatre education







Picture of Wedding Singer Conservatory producion

Much of the information on student theatre history at Webster has been gathered from student newspapers, yearbooks, and other materials available in the university's archives. For information on using our collections, visit the Webster University Archives home page.



The Wedding Singer (2009-10 season); photo by Eric Woolsey.

Twelfth Night (circa 1920)