What You Can Do with a Major in Theatre

At Aurora University, you’ll delve into the rich history of theatre, the ins and outs of staging a production and the techniques and skills that define great actors. No matter what role you want to play when you graduate, there are a wide range of career options for theatre majors. You’ll also be prepared to enter graduate school in theatre-related fields.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Acting/Drama Coach
  • Actor: Theatre and Film/ Television
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Arts Administrator
  • Casting Assistant/Casting Director
  • Children’s Theatre/Young Performer Coordinator
  • Community Affairs Officer
  • Development/Fund Raiser
  • Director
  • Exhibit/Set/Costume Designer
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Literary Manager/Dramaturg
  • Playwright
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Stage Manager
  • Talent Agent
  • Teaching Artist/Arts Education Outreach Specialist
  • Theater Technician
  • Ticket Sales Coordinator
  • Voiceover Artist

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Animal-Talent Coordinator
  • Art Director
  • Attorney
  • Business Manager
  • Dialect Coach
  • Drama Therapist
  • Fight Choreographer/ Stuntsperson
  • Health/Wellness Specialist
  • Paralegal
  • Producer
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • Training/Development Director
  • Writer/Editor

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

  • Black Box Studio: Student Produced/Directed Productions
  • Choir
  • Fall Opera Workshop
  • Fall Play
  • Spring Musical

Student organizations:

  • Fashion Loves You (FLY)
  • NOLOS (AU Literary Magazine)

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316

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Thursday, December 6, 2018