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. Advanced undergraduate students are often assigned to design and production positions in the Mainstage season.


Faculty Contacts

For more information about the Design & Production major, contact:
Professor, Acting; Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies: Richard Stockton Rand
Assistant Professor, Costume Design: Ashley Bellet
Associate Professor, Lighting Design: Michael McNamara
Associate Professor, Scenic Design: Rusty Jones
Professor, Sound Design/Sound for the Performing Arts: Richard K. Thomas
Associate Professor of Practice, Technical Direction; Coordinator of Design & Production Area: Rich Dionne


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