Earn Your Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Theatre is offered through the Division of Communication Arts in the Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts.

While earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, you will learn about the theatre presented within the larger contexts of history, religion and culture. OBU Theatre teaches theatre skills through application and study and gives a wide spectrum of production experiences.

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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Theatre PDF
Minor in Theatre PDF

What makes an OBU Theatre degree special?

The OBU Theatre program offers more than 30 courses that provide quality training in performance and design within a Christian context, study of literature and the history of the world stage and rigorous production schedules of classical and contemporary theatre.

What are OBU Theatre grads doing with their degree?

Our graduates are working, or have worked, professionally in the following organizations:

  • Sight and Sound Theater, Branson (dresser; deck crew; hair/makeup stylist)
  • Playwright Center, Minneapolis (workshop stage manager)
  • Park Square Theater, St. Paul (soundboard operator)
  • Wichita Symphony (patron services/box office/administrator)
  • Walt Disney World (entertainment technician)
  • Steppenwolf, Chicago (stage manager)
  • Tennessee Women's Theater Project (acting)
  • Wayside Theatre, VA (acting)
  • Film Industry (makeup designer)
  • Olney Theatre, Washington DC (asst. stage manager)
  • Celebrity Attractions, OK (box office manager)
  • The Shakespeare Theater, Washington DC (acting)
  • Playhouse on the Square, Memphis (stage manager)
  • Passages Exhibit, OKC (costumed docent)
  • Wayside Theatre, VA (production stage manager)
  • Pollard Theatre Company, OK (acting)
  • Swank Audio Visuals, Austin, TX (director)
  • Leavenworth Summer Theatre, WA (acting/costumes)
  • Playhouse on the Square, Memphis (costume shop supervisor)
  • The Kennedy Center, NYC (acting)
  • National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Washington DC (teacher)
  • Actors Repertory Theatre (director)
  • Dallas Theatre Center (Stage Manager; lighting intern)
  • Seaside Repertory Theatre, Seaside, FL (production stage manager)
  • Shakespeare in the Park, OKC (acting; box office asst.)
  • Olney Theatre, Washington DC (asst. costume designer)
  • Alley Theatre, Houston (acting; dramaturg)
  • AD Players Theatre, Houston (acting)
  • Lexington Children's Theatre (acting intern)


Learn more about the theatre faculty.

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