Patti & Rusty Rueff School of Design, Art, and Performance Department of TheatreCollege of Liberal Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Design & Production Major

About the Program

The student will receive a solid foundation in the design and production of theatre as part of a well-rounded liberal arts education. Working as part of a team, the student learns to communicate and collaborate in a creative environment toward the realization of a theatrical production. Each student may choose to focus on a given area of the design and production process. Upon completion, the student may pursue a career in the theatre or related areas, or explore advanced training and/or graduate study.

Degree Information for Design & Production Majors  

Production Opportunities

In addition to coursework, the undergraduate at Purdue has numerous opportunities each year to participate in and gain experience from productions. Design for the Mainstage Season is often the responsibility of advanced undergraduate and graduate actors.


Faculty Contacts

For more information about the Design & Production major, contact: Costume Design: Jan Evans
Lighting Design: Michael McNamara
Scenic Design: Rusty Jones
Sound Design/Sound for the Performing Arts: Rick Thomas
Technical Direction: Rich Dionne


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