Students studying theatre learn from experienced faculty and professional actors in a master-apprentice environment as part of our top-rankedSchool of Performing Arts. Our theatre program is ranked #6 in the country by The Princeton Review.
Complete your degree in three years, two summers.
Choose an emphasis in acting, musical theatre, directing, stage management or scenic, costume and lighting design.
Enjoy numerous opportunities to perform alongside professional guest artists in the Macklanburg Playhouse Company.
Learn the ins-and-outs of producing an entire show as part of the student-run Warehouse Theatre Company.
Spend your first summer learning skills from guest artists in our Summer Theatre Institute.
Gain professional experience your second summer at Okoboji Summer Theatre, our stock theatre company in Spirit Lake, Iowa.
Learn about the art and business of children’s theatre through the TRYPS Institute at Stephens College—a popular children’s theatre company located on campus that offers programming year-round.
Stephens College offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts.