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What Can You Do With A Degree In Theatre Arts?

TA_lrgYou can do just about anything with a degree in theatre arts!

As part of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Theatre Arts is committed to mentoring students as they build the elemental skills that employers want: communications, analysis, problem-solving and resourcefulness.

A Storybook Career

Rachel Espinoza (Theatre Arts, ’14) has the job she longed for as a young girl: dressing up Disney’s cast of characters.    

Dream Job at Disney Interactive

Tiffany Thomas (Theatre Arts, ’13) is living the life as a video game tester at Disney Interactive.    

Here’s a sampling of other interesting jobs that recent alumni have landed:

– Actor, Steppenwolf Theatre

– Director of theater, Texas Woman’s University

– Production manager, Production Glue

– Actress/arts administration, Open Eye Theater

– Director of global communications, PricewaterhouseCoopers

– Executive and artistic director, Maui Academy of Performing Arts

– Operations specialist, Standard & Poor’s

– Technical director, Salem-Keizer School District

– Senior design associate, PLA Designs

– Librarian, Newberg School District

– Attorney, U.S. Customs Service

– Financial accounting, SPS Technologies

– Creative director, Interface Engineering

Read more about the theatre arts major.

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