2023-2024 Undergraduate General Catalog


Study in Theatre concerns a wide array of important life skills that reach far beyond the stage. Theatre is a reflection of society through which its audience is both entertained and educated. Through work with Augustana’s Theatre Company, students acquire competence in all facets of theatrical production in addition to developing skills in communication, leadership, cooperation and commitment.

The Theatre program is part of the Department of Performing and Visual Arts. It explores the values of community, service and excellence within the Lutheran tradition through production and the academic study of theatre arts. The program prepares students for graduate studies and professional work in the areas of acting, directing and design.

Intended to serve as a liberal arts major which might be used in preparation for a professional school, graduate school, or one of many varied careers in the performing arts. The Theatre major seeks to provide a generalist background in all facets of theatre practice.