The theatre degree at Friends University emphasizes acting, production, performance and embraces liberal learning as a cornerstone for preparation of further graduate study and professional performance training in theatre. The degree also works ideally in combination with other studies, such as art, business, education and Christian ministry.

Theatre students at Friends University have the opportunity to learn from some of the finest creative minds in the region, as well as perform in stage productions throughout the year.

Potential Areas of Employment

  • Professional performance
  • Stage production coordination and management
  • Education
  • Church programs
  • Private instruction
  • Public speaking
  • Community theater
  • Sales

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Dr. Charles Parker

  • Associate Professor of Drama
  • Fine Arts
  • B.A., Harding College; M.A., Harding Graduate School of Religion; M.A., Memphis State University; Ph.D., Southern Illinois University

Kurt Priebe

  • Assistant Professor of Drama and Media
  • Fine Arts
  • B.A., Sterling College; M.A., Regent University