As a Theatre Arts student at EMU, you will receive broad-based theatre training in a diverse liberal arts environment, involving both foundational and advanced instruction in a variety of specializations, including:
Our faculty members are active professionals in the field, so you'll be learning from experienced experts. To help build a solid basis for understanding and appreciating the power of theatre, you'll be given academic and hands-on training for a career as theatre professional, educator, and/or student interested in continuing studies in graduate or professional training programs.
You can select from the following degree programs:
Theatre Arts —B.A./B.S.
Arts & Entertainment Management —B.A./B.S
Children's Literature & Drama/Theatre for the Young (Interdisciplinary degree w/ Department of English Language & Literature)—B.A./B.S.
Comprehensive Communication, Media & Theatre Arts (w/ concentration in Interpretation & Performance Studies or Theatre Arts)—B.A./B.S.
You'll also have multiple opportunities to practice what you've learned in our extensive annual Production Series, including
For the most current information about our PRODUCTION SEASON or AUDITIONS. Also visit the CALLBOARD outside the Theatre Office, 103 Quirk Building for the most up-to-date information regarding upcoming performance opportunities.
Whatever your goal, participation in theatre will help you develop your skills in communication, creativity, problem solving, collaboration, and analytical thinking. In all, you'll develop an understanding of and appreciation for theatre's value to challenge and enrich the intellectual, cultural, ethical, and aesthetic world.