Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Why Choose Theatre at WIU?

  • A hands-on program where students learn from highly skilled professional faculty
  • We are committed to providing individualized attention to each student
  • Our students are exposed regionally and nationally by actively participating in KC/ACTF, SETC, USITT, and other major theatre conferences around the country
  • Teamwork, mentorship, collaboration are essential parts of a career in the theatre and core to each students' experience
  • We host 4 or 5 on campus summer stock company auditions each year providing numerous internship opportunities

Program Availability

  • Macomb

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Disney Parks Live Entertainment
  • NBC-Jesus Christ Superstar Live!
  • The Black Rep
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Disney Tokyo