A resource for theater students who are searching for training in colleges and conservatories across the nation and in several specialized schools in Canada, Europe, and Great Britain. Profiles 438 programs, ranging from small liberal arts colleges with academic- oriented degrees to large universities with professional training and advanced degrees in all areas of theatrical studies. Each school's profile contains contact information, admission, scholarship and tuition information; number of faculty and qualifications; courses offered in each area; description of theatre facilities; productions sponsored by the department; connection with a professional company; noted faculty and guests artists; and finally, a description of the department's philosophy of training. Includes articles to help make decisions about programs and career choices, and contains an index of all degrees granted in all areas. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.