Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Fundamentals

  • Program combines traditional academics with performance opportunities and technical training
  • Classroom and laboratory experiences prepare you in the practical, historical and critical aspects of the theatre
  • Curriculum is enhanced by master classes, seminars and special topic courses with guest artists from
    around the world

    Our Faculty Members

    • have extensive performance backgrounds
    • are innovative and interactive
    • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning

    Akron Advantage

    Hands-on Experience

    Theatre Arts majors are required to audition for all main stage productions and to accept any roles or production assignments. Productions are held in:

    • Sandefur Theatre
    • Varian Studio
    • Daum Theatre

    The School of Dance, Theatre and Arts Administration has a scene shop, and a costume and makeup studio.

    Theatre Arts Student Organizations

    Interact with other theatre arts students and professionals in the field through organizations such as: 

    • Theatre Guild
    • New World Performance Lab

    Curriculum Guide


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    Career Opportunities

    Degrees and Preparation

    A degree in dance offers preparation for careers as performing, teaching or creating choreography.

    Career Outlook 

    Opportunities will continue to grow for talented and creative individuals.

    Career Center

    The Career Center creates links among students, alumni and local professionals. You will have access to:

    • Career Resource Library
    • co-op/internships
    • computer stations for resume writing and employment research
    • UA Career Fairs

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