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21 Things That'll Make Drama Students Say "Yup" And Everyone Else Say "Wait, What?"

There's always at least one kid who is, like, super into puppets.

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1. Ironically, clown class is one of the most serious courses you take.

You have to learn the unique differences between a clown, a payaso, and a bufón, and if that nose ever comes off in class, there will be hell to pay.
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You have to learn the unique differences between a clown, a payaso, and a bufón, and if that nose ever comes off in class, there will be hell to pay.

2. A real homework assignment could be making yourself look like this:

ok so I got pulled over on my way home from makeup class...

3. You spend an entire semester learning how to slap the faces of your classmates ~properly.~

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4. Drama teachers actively try to make you cry in class, and it's totally fine.

They yell and scream and make you feel like a failure, but that's the road to success apparently.
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They yell and scream and make you feel like a failure, but that's the road to success apparently.

5. Being able to lick your elbow is a totally reasonable thing to include on your resume.

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6. Theatre kids and musical theatre kids usually hate each other.

Musical theatre kids are always singing and dancing and are way too loud, whereas regular theatre kids are always monologuing and stage fighting and are also way too loud.
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Musical theatre kids are always singing and dancing and are way too loud, whereas regular theatre kids are always monologuing and stage fighting and are also way too loud.

7. There's always at least one kid who is, like, super into puppets.

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8. Being theatrical AF means you throw the best parties.

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9. You don't take written finals, but you're just as stressed as everyone else.

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10. And while you don't have to write 20-page papers, you do have to memorize 90-page scripts.

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11. Instead of buying multiple textbooks, you buy multiple copies of the same play.

12. Showing up to class "on time" means showing up to class 20 minutes early.

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13. Your ~dress code~ is pretty simple: You're either wearing all black, or you're completely naked.

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14. Your classmates, teachers, and directors all have opinions about your choice of underwear.

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15. "Kiss again, but do it better" is not an unusual thing to hear in class.

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16. Instead of summer internships, you do several summer stock theatre programs.

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Summer stock programs are theatres that only put up productions during the summer. These programs give actors, designers, and directors the opportunity to work on shows outside of school.

17. You start planning for graduate school before you've even finished freshman year.

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18. "I can't, I'm seeing a show" is a completely valid excuse to miss just about anything.

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19. No one is more annoyed by drama students than other drama students.

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20. Surprisingly, most drama students are very good with power tools.

When you have to build upwards of 10 unique sets a year, you get to be pretty good with a saw.
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When you have to build upwards of 10 unique sets a year, you get to be pretty good with a saw.

21. Finally, everyone pretty much fucks everyone else in drama school.

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