Theatre Major - BA
About the Program
The student will receive a solid foundation in all aspects 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 in any given area. The BA in Theatre is the ideal program for the student who desires a general theatre education with a variety of experiences that will serve them in their future endeavors.
Performance & 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 major acting roles, designs, and production positions in the Mainstage season.
Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies (Spring 2021): Dr. William Lewis, Visiting Assistant Professor, Directing and Performance
Department of Theatre Chair; Associate Professor, Directing and Performance: Ann M. Shanahan
Visit the Purdue Admissions page to apply.