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Theatre Major

A theatre major is a higher education program that studies theatre arts, design and management. As a theatre major, you take courses and develop skills and knowledge in: Theatre history, Acting, Writing, Directing, Producing, Theatre management and budgeting, Costumes and makeup, Lighting, Prop creation and management, Set and stage design.

Common careers in this field include: Actors, Directors and Producers, Arts Management, Dramatic Artists, Playwrights and Screen Writers, Public Relations and Promotions Directors, Set Designers and Stage Managers, Theater Instructors, Theater Technicians.

For more information about Angelo State University's Theatre degrees, visit the Department of Visual and Performing Arts website.

ASU's Career Development website provides detailed information about Theater Major Careers.

Careers for Theatre Majors

From the U.S. Bureau of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook online, find out about required education, training, credentials, job duties, work environment, salary range, job outlook, and more for each of the theatre-related careers listed below:

From O*Net OnLine, find detailed information about careers in theatre, from detailed job tasks to required education, training, and skills.

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