Theatre : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

  • Actor/actress
  • Arts manager
  • Company director/artistic director
  • Costume designer
  • Dramatic coach
  • Dramaturge
  • Entertainment journalist
  • Producer
  • Scene designer
  • Set designer
  • Stage director
  • Stage manager
  • Technical director
  • Theatre critic

Recent graduates in Theatre have been employed in the following ways:

Acting in Off-Broadway, film, TV, commercials, and national touring companies. Among our graduates is a Tony-award winning stage and television director, another is a casting director for CBS, and another graduate studied law and is General Counsel for Actor's Equity in NY. Recent graduates are working as stage managers, technicians, and designers in regional and professional theatres as well as in theatre and dance companies. Graduates of the program have also pursued theater studies further in graduate school, and have been awarded Fulbright and other major Fellowships for extended study abroad.

What percentage of undergraduates goes on to graduate school?

30%

What percentage of undergraduates goes on to find related employment?

50%

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:02:23 EST