You will explore significant traditions and historical developments of the theatre and important movements in dramatic literature that make theatre a vital expression of the human experience.
You will also build skills in creative expression, critical thinking, and communication, demonstrate fundamental skills in stagecraft and theatre performance, and create theatre experiences for live audiences, demonstrating a synthesis of theory and practice.
Whether you choose to pursue something directly related to theatre or not, a background in theatre can equip you with marketable skillsets for a wide variety of careers.
Within the field of theatre, your degree can lead to the following careers:
- Professional Actor/Actress
- Theatre Educator
- Arts Management
- Stage Manager
Non-Theatre majors can choose Theatre as a minor area of concentration. A minor in Theatre can be earned upon completion of 18 hours (or 15 hours for Communication majors).
Students who choose to major in Theatre can choose any other university minor.