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Major in Theatre

Major in Theatre

The UAB Department of Theatre prepares you for a future in the performing arts. You can pursue academic options that prepare you for careers in acting, directing, musical theatre, and stagecraft.

Auditions / Portfolio Reviews

Auditions / Portfolio Reviews

Look here for all information regarding upcoming auditions, interviews, and portfolio reviews.

Tour Groups

Tour Groups

Since the mid-1980s, the UAB Department of Theatre has supported troupes of student actors bringing quality performances to venues all over the state. Together these troupes have logged countless miles on the road and entertained thousands of people each year.

Alumni Spotlight

Jereme Lewis

Jereme Lewis

Jereme Lewis knew from an early age that he wanted a life in the theatre. In the UAB Department of Theatre he rose quickly to the challenge of stage managing complex shows. Now he's doing it on Broadway. Read about his remarkable journey.

Latest News

  • Theatre UAB, ArtPlay present free performance for children, “The Princess and the Pea,” on March 8
    This fun and engaging performance of the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is for children in grades 1 through 6, making it perfect for school field trips.
  • Totally ’80s Shakespeare as Theatre UAB presents “Two Gentlemen of Verona” from March 4-8
    UAB Department of Theatre’s bodacious Bard: Two pals fall for the same girl in a reimagined John Hughes-meets-Shakespeare world — 40 years since first performing the play in 1984.
  • Alabama’s Jalen Kirkman wins national “Finding the Voices of Tomorrow” competition
    Kirkman, 20, a UAB junior from Florence, Alabama, studying musical theater, was awarded the Chip Hand Prize for Vocal Excellence in the NextGen National contest presented by the American Pops Orchestra.