Career Paths in Theatre

    • The study of theatre is beneficial to all students in that it can improve oral communication skills and reading comprehension along with teaching empathy, perseverance, and creative problem solving skills. Theatre can also give students a sense of belonging that can improve self-esteem and lower dropout rates.

    • As a career path, the study of theatre can lead to employment in a variety of fields. Some of these paths require a college degree while others do not. Some career options for those interested in drama and theater include:

      • Theatre Arts/Drama Educator
      • Actor
      • Director
      • Costume Designer
      • Playwright
      • Screenwriter
      • Set Designer
      • Makeup Artist