Instruction in theatre includes both theory and practice, the combination of which will develop in you skills and knowledge in all aspects of theatrical performance, as well as creative problem solving and collaboration–skills that will serve you well in a wide variety of careers, both on and off the stage.

Majors are required to complete backstage work on at least two department productions for a minimum of 50 hours per show in a capacity other than actor, director, or designer. At least one instance of backstage work must be in stage management.

Minors must work on one department production for a minimum of 30 hours in a capacity other than actor or director.