Careers in Theatre

Graduates of our program are working professionally in positions such as actor, improv performer, playwright, director, designer, stage manager, non-profit arts administrator, event planner and promoter and teacher.

Our majors pursue careers in:

  • ​Performance
  • Directing
  • Behind-the-scenes
  • Writing
  • Business
  • Education

Types of employers for theatre arts graduates:

  • Theatres and parks
  • Media
  • Film agencies

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts:

  • Event specialist
  • Box office manager
  • Guest services coordinator
  • Theatre technician
  • Communication and development coordinator
  • Production assistant

Our graduates are employed at organizations such as:

  • Idyllwild Arts Academy
  • Purdue University
  • Epic Arts Repertory Theatre
  • Medco Health Solutions
  • Cynthia Qualich LLC
  • Fridley School District
  • Sunset Playhouse
  • Harmann Studios
  • Hamilton High School
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison

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