Theatre Student performing on stage

B.A./B.S. Theatre

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Contact Us

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Performance Plus Experience

Whether you aspire to be on stage or behind the curtain, this program will help you develop the creative talent, technical skills and performance experiences for a future in professional theater. Students are involved in all aspects of theatrical work and gain valuable on-stage experience with opportunities in university, student and community productions.

Fast Facts

  • Yearly Student Learning / Travel Opportunities (Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival, Idaho Repertory Theatre, & Academic Productions Throughout the Year) 
  • Internship Opportunities (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Idaho Repertory Theatre) 
  • Personal mentorship in small classroom settings 
  •  Fully Equipped Facilities (Hartung & KIVA Theaters) 
  •  400 Seat Hartung Theater
  • Actor
  • Designer
  • Technician
  • Management
  • PR/Marketing
Salary $54,000 – $92,000 per year based on national average (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
Degree Roadmap

Specific coursework and requirements for earning a B.A. or B.S. in theatre can be found at: Theatre Undergraduate Requirements.

Degree Prep

Theatre coursework and/or involvement throughout high school is helpful.


$32,000 distributed annually.

Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.

Lab Fees $400
Get Involved
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Hands-On Learning
  • Acting Coursework
  • Design Coursework
  • Directing Coursework
  • Stage Technology Coursework
  • Participation in the production of plays
  • Student Theatre Organization