Professions for Theatre

Theatre majors have the opportunity to participate in performance, writing, production, costume design, and other segments that make up the magic of theater. You will also develop strong skills in communication and presentation that are highly valued in other fields.

Representative job titles and areas of specialization:

  • Graduate School
  • Professional Theatre
  • Educational Theatre
  • Amateur Community or Children’s Theatre
  • Stage Production or Management
  • Community or Civic Leadership
  • Church Programming (Worship Arts)
  • Private Coaching or Instruction
  • Public Speaking or Public Relations
  • Marketing
  • Sales

Typical Jobs within Theatre include but are not limited to:
Actor, Artistic Director, Box Office Manager, Business Manager, Drama Coach, Dramaturg, Director, House Manager, Lighting Technician, Lighting Designer, Makeup Artist, Playwright, Producer, Production Manager, Scenic Designer, Scenic Painter, Sound Designer, Special Effects Designer, Stage Crew, Stage Manager, Technical Director, Theatre Consultant, Theatre Critic, Theatre Educator, Vocal Coach, Movement Coach.