Theatre Arts

This program provides a strong foundation in acting, directing, design, history, literature, and theory. Majors complete six core courses, five upper-level classes in performance and design/production, six theatre practicums, and a two-part examination that includes a written test and a Senior Project.

Students can apply for an intensive theatre program in New York City, where they study voice and speech, acting, movement, playwriting, directing, design, dance, and stage management in one of the world’s most prominent theatre capitals.

Upcoming Events

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2015 Stacey Allen Haines Lecturer Announced
February 11, 2015
John Lahr, author of Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh, will be the 2015 Stacey Allen Haines Lecturer. On Wednesday, April 8th, at 4:30, Mr. Lahr will give a reading, appropriately enough, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre, followed by a reception.
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All's Well That Ends Well
February 10, 2015
Theatre/Sewanee will present William Shakespeare’s comedy, ALL’S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, Wednesday thru Saturday, February 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. with a Sunday matinee, March 1 at 2 p.m. Admission is free but reservations are suggested by emailing
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“Carrying the Remains: A Boy’s Promise to the Children of Terezin”
February 3, 2015
James Carlson, a composer and professor of music at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, is currently working on a project that combines a concert work with music, theater, dance and visual media to tell the poignant story of Jewish Holocaust survivor Tom Lenda. It's called "Carrying the Remains: A Boy's Promise to the Children of Terezin."
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