BackStage Magazine ranked the CSUN Theatre Department as one of the top nine university programs in the nation that were "the most effective and offer a unique approach to the college-professional connection," noting the department is "ideally situated for finding internships in the Industry."
The Department of Theatre is located in Nordhoff Hall on the southwest corner of the California State University, Northridge campus in suburban Los Angeles.
The Department has 12 full time faculty, 13 part-time faculty, and 9 professional staff who serve over 200 undergraduate and graduate theatre majors.
The Department houses three theater spaces - the Campus Theatre, Little Theatre, and Experimental Theatre, and mounts eight productions during academic year. In the summer, the Department holds the Teenage Drama Workshop, a theatre training program for rising 7th -12th grade students.