College of the Arts
School of Theatre and Dance - Theatre Division

About This Program

The Theatre Studies program offers a well-rounded theatre education, including a broad range of topics, from theatre history to dramatic literature. Access experienced faculty, real-world opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities. Enroll now and take the first step toward a fulfilling career in theatre. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus
    • Trumbull Campus (Theatre and Society concentration only)

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*


  • 3.1% about as fast as the average
  • 70,100 number of jobs
  • $N/A potential earnings

Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary

  • 5.6% faster than the average
  • 116,300 number of jobs
  • $69,690 potential earnings

Miscellaneous entertainers and performers, sports and related workers

  • 4.2% about as fast as the average
  • 33,300 number of jobs
  • $N/A potential earnings

Producers and directors

  • 10.0% much faster than the average
  • 159,500 number of jobs
  • $76,400 potential earnings


The B.A. degree in Theatre Studies is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.