Theatre students at Slippery Rock University develop their art through a synthesis of experiences in academic classrooms, design and acting laboratories, and practical opportunities in arts management and public performance.
Theatre at SRU is a liberal arts program, which serves to enrich students' understanding of and connection to the outside world, as well as upholding a rigorous pre-professional focus, which prepares students for the diverse career opportunities available to Theatre Arts practitioners, including employment as performers, designers, technicians, educators, administrators, and more.
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The study of Theatre at Slippery Rock University will provide a direct experience of cultures, people, time periods, places, values and an understanding that theatre is vital and necessary in society. Through exposure, experience and discovery, students will intellectually and artistically prepare for theatre as a professional and/or a vocational way of life.
STUDENT LEARNING GOALS
- Historical Knowledge
- Professional Proficiency
- Degree Program Writing Competency
Slippery Rock University is an accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. All tracks in the Theatre Department have been recognized for having met and/or exceeded the standards set for undergraduate theatre degree programs by the nationwide accrediting body.