Theatre : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

  • Actor/actress
  • Arts manager
  • Company director/artistic director
  • Costume designer
  • Dramatic coach
  • Dramaturge
  • Entertainment journalist
  • Lighting designer
  • Producer
  • Set designer
  • Sound designer
  • Stage director
  • Stage manager
  • Technical director
  • Theatre critic

Recent graduates in Theatre have been employed in the following ways:

Alumni grace international and national stages, work at private and public sector institutions, and have leadership roles at production companies. Graduates work in film, television, and a wide array of live events. Many are awarded fellowships and teaching assistantships to prestigious graduate programs across the country.

Recent graduates have appeared in the current Broadway production of PIPPIN (Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Revival of a Musical), have been featured on NBC's SMASH, are stage-managing off-Broadway, are designing in NYC, Washington, Chicago, LA and Prague, are touring with national companies as performers and technicians, are automating scenery, and dancing across Europe. We're equally proud of alumni who have thriving careers in the performing arts as we are those students who apply the skills acquired through the study of Theatre & Dance to a multitude of fields, including medicine, law, business, arts management and public policy.

What percentage of undergraduates goes on to graduate school?

30%

What percentage of undergraduates goes on to find related employment?

50%

Updated: 08 Jul 2014 09:12:39 EDT