Theatre at WKU
Theatre on the Hill
The Department of Theatre & Dance offers two majors for students of theatre, and 3 possible minors. Our B.A. in Theatre is designed to offer students a broad exploration of theatre while also leaving room to include a minor (or to double major) in another discipline. Our BFA in Performing Arts degree provides both a broad study of theatre while also offering intensive pre-professional training in one of three concentrations: BFA in Acting , Musical Theatre, or Theatre Design & Technology. Our minors in Theatre Minor, Musical Theatre Minor, and Arts Administration Minor are intended to augment your studies in another major.
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Western Kentucky University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
The mission of the Department of Theatre & Dance is to develop in students the ability to synthesize knowledge and creativity in performance and production, as well as skills in problem solving, group dynamics and leadership; all intended to make our graduates viable in the professional fields of theatre and dance and/or other vocational endeavors.