Theatre - Evangel University



Become a well-rounded theatre professional and open the door to a career in the performing arts through our degree program.

Pursue your passion for theatre through our in-depth program that incorporates performance skills, theatre history, dramatic interpretation, and appreciation of dramatic literature to ensure your vocational success.

Our professors have real-world performing arts experience and offer one-on-one training to foster your specific area of theatre interest. You will develop a foundational understanding of

  • Principles of Directing
  • Improvisation
  • Method Acting
  • Play Production

Majors: Pursue a theatre performance career and use your faith as a guide as you navigate your path to success.

Minors: Polish your performance skill and gain a foundational understanding of theatre history and its influential works to advance your vocational calling.

Concentrations: Acquire the performance skills of a thespian and increase your appreciation for the field of theatre arts.

We have scholarship opportunities!

Fine Arts Scholarship opportunities are available for those interested in pursuing this program. Click here for eligibility and requirement details!

Potential Careers

Evangel’s academic programs are designed specifically to prepare you for a career in the real world. But it’s more than just job preparation; it’s preparing you to make a full impact in your profession through the unique combination of faith and learning. Here are some of the professions this degree would prepare you for:

  • Makeup artist and facial-hair artist for community theatres and liturgically based production
  • Creative Ministries pastor
  • Makeup and costume supervisory positions
  • Acting, Auditioner developing an appropriate vitae
  • Directing professional
  • Stage manager
  • Lighting designer
  • Scenic artist
  • Communicator for a professional production company
  • Youth pastor with theatre company skill sets


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