Discover your role

Theater production is both a fine art and a technical craft. A great performance depends on the dramatic presence of its actors, the vision of its director, creativity of its set and costume designers, and precision of its stage technicians.

Our BA in Theater is a preprofessional program that is ideal for expressive and highly motivated students who embrace collaboration and wish to pursue creative careers within the theater arts. Our program prepares you for all areas of theater performance and production — from acting, directing and playwriting, to stage managing, design and arts administration.

You’ll take advanced courses and engage in hands-on production work, as well as complete a competitive internship with a local professional theater. Participation in the theater department’s Main Stage season will be central to your experiences that culminate with a senior capstone project and a fully developed portfolio of work. Both are designed to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge, skills and experiences to potential employers and graduate theater programs alike.