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Theatre

ABOUT US

The ETBU Department of Theatre Arts is an active, professionally-geared program that seeks to provide opportunities that inspire, encourage, and challenge students to grow intellectually, artistically, and spiritually. Our production seasons are designed to offer students experience in varying literary genres, acting styles, and theatrical venues. Students are given multiple opportunities to participate as performers, designers, and/or technicians in our main stage productions and as directors in our student-led Discovery Series productions. Additionally, our classes challenge students to acquire, develop, and master new skills; expand upon and draw connections across specific disciplines and history; and deepen their appreciation for the work that goes on behind the scenes as they prepare to enter the professional world and/or graduate school programs. Your interest in our department is warmly welcomed whether as an artist, technician, or audience member.  

Curious about our departmental views on Theatre and Christianity?  Read our "Theatre Arts and Our Christian Worldview" statement.

Prospective Students

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Theatre Arts!

We offer the following degrees:

  • B.A. Theatre Arts
  • B.A. Theatre Arts with a Performance Concentration
  • B.A. Theatre Arts with a Design/Tech Concentration
  • B.S.E. All-Level Theatre Arts Education (Teacher Certification)
  • Theatre Arts Minor

Audition into the program as a major is mandatory, and scholarships are available on a limited basis. Find more information about both auditions and scholarships here.

Your interest in our department is warmly welcomed, and we invite you to audition for our program at your earliest convenience. 

Do you have questions?  Email us here!