As a theatre major, you can focus on performance, production, or musical theatre. If you’re interested in teaching, K–12 licensure is also available. In addition to preparing you for a career in the field, earning a degree in theatre will develop your critical and reflective thinking skills, as well as increase your understanding and appreciation of the arts.
The Meredith College Theatre program entertains and educates the Meredith College community and the Triangle area with four main-stage productions and up to four student led productions each year. Theatre majors can expect a rigorous training program and will receive ample opportunity to perform, manage, and design based upon her drive and area of interest. We offer a B.A. in Theatre, a K-12 Licensure in Theatre, and a Musical Theatre concentration. The faculty are all active professionally in their area of expertise and frequently offer students the opportunity to gain experience outside the college campus.
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Meredith has vibrant, versatile programs in music, dance, and theatre. Our performing arts majors build the skills needed for professional success as performers, teachers, and artists.
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In this video Strong Story, see how Rimsha Afzal was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology.
Theatre and psychology major Taylor Pearce, '15, made the most of opportunities to get involved on campus.
For four years at Meredith, Leslie Castro, ’19, studied in an English classroom that featured a poster from the Shakespeare Theatre Company. After graduation, she found herself a part of that company.
Students at Meredith have access to a variety of studio and performance spaces, from a large auditorium to a more intimate black box theatre.
Students who are majoring in theatre and wish to pursue more intensive training in their area can earn a Professional Performance Certificate.