MSU helmetTheatre

The bachelor of arts in theatre is designed for students wishing to gain experience in all areas of theatre and the broader cultural sector. This major provides opportunities for students to perform in all aspects of art as an expansive and social outlet.

It is the intent of the major to provoke and sustain interest in theatre as a source of truth and insight into the human condition, to preserve and investigate further historical traditions, and to present new plays that reflect the present condition of society. 

What can I do with Theatre?

Graduates with a bachelor of arts in theatre pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of public performance, community relations and communication.

Alumni work at:

  • Walt Disney
  • Michigan Shakespeare Festival
  • Lorain Community Musical Theater
  • New York Musical Theatre Festival
  • Stanford University
  • Meadow Brooke Theater
  • Ad Council

Alumni work as:

  • Actors
  • Special event coordinators
  • Fundraising directors
  • Arts education program managers
  • Casting assistants
  • Production assistants
  • Stage managers


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