Welcome to the Department of Theatre

Northeastern offers you an exciting alternative to the traditional choice between a conservatory or liberal arts education. Create a personalized path that combines comprehensive theatre training, innovative electives, diverse performance experiences, and professional development opportunities. We also offer a range of combined majors and minors tailored to your unique ambitions and interests.

As a theatre major in our signature co-op program, you can work for a semester in professional theatre and begin to explore future career paths. Connect your classroom and stage experiences with real-world knowledge in one of the world’s most vibrant theatre cities.

Please contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you on campus soon!


After Miss Julie

Wed, Feb 08, 2017-Sun, Feb 12, 2017


Wed, Feb 15, 2017-Sun, Feb 19, 2017

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thu, Mar 23, 2017-Sun, Apr 02, 2017



Department chair Scott Edmiston has directed an acclaimed revival of Edward Albee’s classic Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? The play …
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Hamilton’s Renée Elise Goldsberry embraces Theatre

Tony Award-winner Renée Elise Goldsberry visited Northeastern University on Tuesday, January 17, as part of the Department of Theatre’s NU …
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“From Hollywood to Bollywood” Tour Highlights

Filming at the Bollywood Cafe. Frances Nelson McSherry, Teaching Professor in the Department of Theatre and professional costume designer, recently embarked …
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