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

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre - Design and Production Major

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 Requirements 

  • Lighting Design Program

For students who desire a program of study specifically targeted to provide training for a career in lighting design for the performing arts.

For more information contact:

Costume design & tech: Erin Carignan, ecarignan@purdue.edu

Lighting design & tech: Michael McNamara, mmcnamara@purdue.edu 

Scenic design & tech: Rusty Jones, russjones@purdue.edu           

Sound design/Sound for the Performing Arts: Rick Thomas, zounds@purdue.edu

Technical Direction: Rich Dionne, rdionne@purdue.edu

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