Theatre, B.A./B.S.

Theater: A window into the human experience.

Whether you aspire for a career on the 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.

As a theater arts major, you will learn basics of performance; scenic, costume and lighting design; play analysis; theatre technology and playwriting. You will learn to create and produce living theater, both as an individual artist and as a member of a production team. Students are involved in all aspects of theatrical works, including performance, design, management and production.

Students in this program gain valuable on-stage experience with opportunities to perform and produce in both student and community productions.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Have previous drama experience
  • Enjoy live theater, television, film
  • Have an artistic personality
  • Are self-disciplined
  • Are committed to developing your talent

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Director
  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Scenic lighting and costume designer
  • Stage manager
  • Public relations and marketing officer
  • Technical director
  • Costume shop manager
  • Electrician or master electrician
  • Props manager
  • Makeup designer
  • Carpenter
  • Draper
  • Milliner
  • Cobbler
  • Stitcher
  • Sound designer
  • Sound engineer
  • Dramaturge

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