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Theatre Arts

USI's theatre degree can open doors for you in the performing arts industry.

If you're serious about a theatre career, USI's Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Theatre Arts can give you a great start.

You'll work alongside theatre pros, both in class and on the set, while earning a top-notch theatre degree that covers acting, writing, directing, technical theatre and everything in between.

Our theatre program stages professional-quality productions in a brand-new, $20 million USI Performance Center (opened in Spring 2015) with state-of-the-art design studios and production shops. What's more, as a theatre major at USI, you'll have the chance to:

  • Get professional experience through the Repertory Project, USI's partnership with New Harmony Theatre which allows students to perform alongside union actors from New York and elsewhere.
  • Earn Actor's Equity points that give you a head start on a professional theatre career.
  • Work on theatre productions as a freshman, instead of waiting years for a chance.
  • Take all your performing arts classes with experienced faculty (never graduate students).
  • Belong to a supportive, tight-knit community of talented theatre majors.

Contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965 for complete details about USI's career-building bachelor's degree in theatre.

Get professional experience—and Equity points—in USI's theatre program.

USI's theatre degree provides you with rare opportunities that only the best college theatre programs offer.

USI Theatre stages four main-stage shows during each academic year, along with student-directed offerings in our black box theatre, the Mallette Studio Theatre. You'll have a chance to work in every theatre genre. You'll also get hands-on experience in every aspect of theatre production, from acting to set design, costumes, lighting, sound and props. See a complete listing of past productions by the USI performing arts program.

You can gain additional experience in the presitigious New Harmony Theatre, a summer stock series that attracts top professional talent from across the country.

To find out how you can gain experience and professional polish with a USI theatre degree, contact USI Admission at 800-467-1965.

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