Theatre is Best When it Incites and Excites
The Department of Theatre fosters a courageous, self-driven creative process working both within and outside of existing structures with a goal of using your art to create a pathway to success.
The MSU Department of Theatre offers you a personalized experience. We empower our students to think about a character from various vantage points, use technology to design and create new worlds, and examine the past in order to understand the present and influence the future.
BA in Theatre
Bachelor of Fine Arts
The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre is designed for students wishing to prepare for a professional career in theatre.
Master of Fine Arts
Masters of Fine Arts provided for in both Acting and Design. The programs aim to prepare students to be a professional design, artists and educators.
Minor In Theatre
In addition to preparing students for careers that are directly related to theatre, the minor will afford opportunities to expand creative, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
Minor in Dance
Students study dance and its practical applications. The minor consists of technique-based courses designed to provide a wide variety of skills in conjunction with practical leadership within the discipline.
AN OPEN LETTER TO OUR COMMUNITY
The Michigan State University Department of Theatre stands in solidarity with BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) and commits to actively support the destruction of systemic racism…
BFA IN ACTING TAKES 'THE GUN SHOW' ON THE ROAD AROUND THE STATE
The Michigan premiere production of The Gun Show, a non-partisan play about America’s gun culture, is set to take center stage at venues throughout the state…
MSU Researches a Neurodiverse Approach to Theatre Education
One of the first of its kind in the world, the Department of Theatre has produced a play that is written specifically for a neurodiverse audience …