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Theatre Arts Program

Why Theatre Arts?

Our program provides the leadership, communication, collaboration, analytical, and creative problem-solving skills necessary for a career in professional theatre or for graduate study. We offer small studio and workshop classroom experiences, individualized mentoring for students in their areas of interest, and opportunities to pursue creative work in acting, directing, design, and writing.
 
Studying theatre provides the opportunity to explore the great ideas expressed by this age-old and complex art-form, while discovering keys to successful self-expression, participating in the creative processes of theatrical design and its related technologies, and learning about cultural history and its connection to how we live today. Theatrical study also fosters better global citizens, through its focus on diversity across cultures and throughout history.
 
A degree in Theatre Arts fosters a wide range of practical job skills that are highly valued in a broad variety of professions. These skills include critical thinking, creative process, problem solving, time management, effective written and oral communication, active listening, collaboration, portfolio development, team work, production management, self-confidence, and empathy.

Photo gallery of past productions.

Department Spotlight

Mass Cultural Council

The Theatre Arts Program is grateful to the Massachusetts Cultural Council for its financial support for our production of Chicago.

Department Announcements

Careers

Careers in:


Regional, national and international theatre
Film and Television Production
Public Speaking/Speechwriting
Event Planning
Project Management
Education
Journalism
Advertising
Publishing
 

  • Regional, national and international theatre

Clubs & Organizations

  • Student Theatre Association

    STA provides students with the chance to work on two different one-act plays - directed and produced by students.