We are a community of creative, unconventional, generous, dedicated, and visionary theatre people.  We develop unique bonds between students, faculty, staff, alumni, and guest artists in the classroom, the studio, backstage, and onstage.


Faculty & Staff

The Department of Theatre’s outstanding faculty and staff have notable academic experiences and professional credits in regional theatres, On- and Off-Broadway, and throughout the world.

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Student Advisory Board

The Department’s Student Advisory Board meets regularly with the Department Chair to provide feedback, advice and student perspectives on departmental initiatives and issues.

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Our alumni have used their degrees to do amazing work both within and outside of theatre.

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Partnership with the Huntington Theatre Company

Boston is one of the most dynamic theatre cities in the United States.  Northeastern and the Tony Award-winning Huntington Theatre Company have a unique educational alliance designed to provide a range of professional experiential learning opportunities for our students.

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Acting Out

Acting Out is a student-run theater group that promotes relevant social change through its productions.

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New Renaissance Theatre Company

New Renaissance aims to diversify the theatre community at Northeastern by producing and workshopping plays with a focus on representation, especially for students of color.

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Northeastern Shakespeare Society

The Northeastern Shakespeare Society is a student-run, classical theatre group. Focusing on making Shakespeare accessible, we produce two productions a year free to the Northeastern community and general public.

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NU Stage Musical Theatre Company

NU Stage Musical Theater Company is Northeastern University’s premiere student-run musical theater group.

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Silver Masque

This student-run group focuses on new, student written and performed work. They present 5-6 world premiere short plays each semester, written, directed, designed and performed entirely by students.

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