Welcome to the Department of Theatre at UAB! Thank you for choosing to spend these crucial years of your life with us.

Begin by downloading and reading the THEATRE DEPARTMENT STUDENT HANDBOOK!

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How do I find student services on campus while the University Center is being renovated?

This map should help.

What Can You Do with a B.A. in Theatre?

A sample of careers our graduates have gone into...

  • Professional Actor/Actress
  • Playwright
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Lighting/Costume/Scenic/Sound/Properties Designer
  • Cutter/Draper (Costumes)
  • Theatre Shop Supervisor
  • Master Electrician
  • Makeup/Hair Artist
  • Stage Manager/Company Manager
  • Dramaturg/Literary Manager
  • Dramatic Arts Teacher
  • Voice Over Artist
  • Theatre Educator/Acting Coach
  • Drama Therapist
  • Arts Administrator
  • Box Office Manager
  • Arts Fundraiser
  • Press Agent/Artist’s Agent
  • Booking Agent
  • Arts Council Director
  • Outreach Coordinator/Audience Development
  • Special Effects Technician
  • Grants Specialist
  • …and much, much more...

(In any case:
"The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable.”
― Kurt Vonnegut)