Careers in Theatre comes in many shapes and sizes. While our Majors and Minors receive an in-depth training and a wide variety of experience in the craft and business of Theatre, we recognize that these skills can transfer to many other disciplines. In addition to your Theatre skills you will receive training in project management, how to be ‘present’ in the room, and how to give a public speech to name a few.

An in depth list of career options is below:


  • Actor
  • Performing Artist
  • Artistic Designer
  • Box Office Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Director for Stage
  • Theatre Professor
  • Director for Film
  • Director for Television
  • Casting Director
  • Director of Audience Services
  • Director of Performance
  • Executive Director
  • General Director
  • Managing Director
  • Theatre Manager
  • Stage Manager
  • Company Manager


  • Script Writer
  • Theatre Critic
  • Dramaturg
  • Box Office Marketing
  • Arts Administrator
  • Arts Education
  • Program Coordinator
  • Professional Development
  • Workshops
  • Performing Arts Educator
  • Development and
  • Communications Director


  • Lighting Designer
  • Audio Technician
  • Master Electrician
  • Sound Engineer
  • Production Crew
  • Scenic Designer
  • Stage Carpenter
  • Costume Designer
  • Draper
  • Wardrobe Supervisor
  • Makeup Artist
  • Model
  • Costume Shop Director

Give to the Dr. Marilyn 'Cookie' Hetzel Theatre Endowment