Academics

Musical -- Theatre

The study of Theatre encompasses the literary, historical and philosophical aspects of theatre.

While training students in drama & performance, WIU's Department of Theatre & Dance produces in three stage facilities on campus - featuring a variety of space configurations with which to work.

Possible Careers

Musical Theatre majors gain valuable proficiency in skills their craft and performance skills, but this major is also an EXCELLENT major for those needing flexibility over the lifetime of their careers. Musical Theatre students make OUTSTANDING employees for the wide range of their abilities, such as creative problem solving, time management, performance and public speaking, working with technology, and resource efficiency & allocation, to name a few. They are well prepared to enter careers in:

  • Communications
  • Design
  • Foundation & Development
  • Marketing
  • Performance
  • Teaching

At A Glance

  • Degree Available: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Minor Available? Yes
  • Graduate Degree Available? Yes
  • Campus: Macomb
  • Study Opportunities: GradTrac, Honors

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