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Program Details

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What Can You Do With a Theatre Degree?

You can expect to find work in virtually any theatre career field, as well as in teaching theatre in public and private schools.

Our graduates enjoy successful careers as professional stage, film and voice actors, designers, directors, professional arts administrators, and high school and junior high theatre teachers. Others have been accepted into graduate schools for performance, playwriting and design.

  • <blockquote class="quote-block--simple"> <p> “The theatre program at ASU provided me various opportunities and experiences to grow as a theatre artist. I was challenged by the faculty and staff, both in the classroom and in productions, to improve my craft. The program created an invaluable foundation that prepared me for a successful career.”</p> <p class="blockquote-author"><strong>Tessa Verner</strong>, Class of 2019</p> </blockquote>
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Why Earn My Theatre Degree at Angelo State?

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Multiple Performances Throughout the Year

Experience the world of theatre in every possible way. We present five productions a year, plus several student-led plays, and all theatre majors are invited to audition for acting roles, work on the technical crews, and participate in management and promotions.

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Elite Performance Spaces

Angelo State has three performance venues: the Blackbox Studio, Modular Theatre and Elta Joyce Murphey Auditorium. The Modular Theatre is the only theatre of its kind in the United States, and the Elta Joyce Murphey Auditorium is preparing to undergo a multi-million-dollar renovation, which will make it one of the premier performance spaces in the region.

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Networking Opportunities

Connect with other theatre students and professionals! Our program is actively involved in the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT), as well as the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF).

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    Challenge Yourself

    Take your education to the next level in the ASU Honors Program. Through special courses, cultural events, research and community engagement, we’ll help you transform your intellectual and personal talents into marketable skills for your future. You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in prestigious internships, fellowships and other programs to reach your full potential.

  • Committed to Your Success

    Our Freshman College is a one-stop resource for programs and services that help you transition into college life, improve your communication skills, and engage in active learning. You can also get academic help in the Math Lab and Writing Center, receive peer mentoring and tutoring through Supplemental Instruction, or set up online tutoring sessions.