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What will your study of the arts enable you to do? Just about anything! The study of theatre helps develop skills that can be applied to a wide range of experiences and career paths. Gain advanced abilities in time management, creative problem solving, interpersonal communications, working collaboratively, dedication/discipline, and more! Apply these skills to the entertainment industry: acting, stage managing, technical production, casting, designing, etc. Or apply them to related industry fields in marketing, box office, audience development, house management, etc. Or apply them to any number of careers in business, education, psychology, sociology, medicine, law, and more. On stage, back stage, off stage—it’s learning for a lifetime.

Our graduates have been hired by:

  • Chicago Shakespeare Theatre
  • Broadway in Chicago
  • The Second City
  • Victory Gardens Theatre
  • iO
  • Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
  • Remy Bumppo Theatre
  • Aston Rep
  • Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
  • Drury Lane
  • First Folio Shakespeare
  • Oak Park Festival Theatre