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Theatre, BA/BS

You may complete our vigorous curriculum in two ways:  Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts, which includes a foreign language requirement.  The BA / BS program also allows for two dedicated concentrations:  Performance or Design/Production. We could also work with an academic advisor to develop an independent major.

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Career Opportunities

  • Actor
  • Director
  • Playwright
  • Scenic Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Lighting Designer
  • Arts Administrator
  • Singer
  • Dramaturg
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Stagehand
  • Production Manager

Multidisciplinary Skills

Script analysis
Voice and speech
Technical theatre
Stage management
Stage combat
Critical thinking


We are a community dedicated to creativity, collaboration, and excellence in the pursuit of innovative ways to see, to investigate, and to make theatre for a new generation. We offer students a transformative theatre education by aligning performance and production with academic inquiry and professional experiential learning. Our multidimensional students develop a unique understanding of professionalism and entrepreneurship as the foundations of meaningful careers. We embrace diverse methods, philosophies, and measures of success. Through values of generosity, integrity, respect, and rigor, we explore theatre as a living art that engages with our global society and the moment in which we live.

Co-op Opportunities

  • Disney ABC Television Group
  • Actor’s Shakespeare Project
  • American Repertory Theatre
  • Arts Boston
  • Boston Ballet
  • Boston Lyric Opera
  • Bridge Repertory Theater
  • The Broadway League
  • Center stage
  • Central Square Theatre
  • Citi Center for the Performing Arts
  • Classic Stage Company
  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
  • Company One
  • Dixon Place
  • Hanover Theatre
  • Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design
  • Huntington Theatre Company
  • Lincoln Center
  • Manhattan Theatre Club
  • Miami Theater Center
  • New Repertory Theatre
  • Paramount Theatre
  • Salem Theatre Company
  • Second Stage Theatre
  • Speakeasy Stage
  • StageSource
  • Stoneham Theatre
  • Theatre Communications Group
  • Theatre Offensive
  • Vineyard Theatre
  • Zeitgeist Stage

Learning Outcomes

  1. Apply a broad and deep knowledge of theatre as an art form to their work, including:
    • Foundational skills in performance, design, and production
    • Comprehensive understanding of theatre history, theory, and literature
    • Oral, visual, written expression of ideas with clarity and originality
  2. Make theatre with integrity
    • Create or interpret a play
    • Collaborate generously
    • Apply a personalized technique to the process of making imaginative, innovative theatre
  3. Make informed choices as theatrical entrepreneurs through professional readiness
  4. Reflect on the cultural, social, and ethical impact and contributions that theatre has made to societies and communities

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