Theatre Arts Alum
Among his Broadway theatre credits, Brian Bogin '99 served as stage manager for the Tony award-winning "War Horse."
Theatre Arts Major



The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design & Technology is for the student who aspires to a career as a designer, stage manager or technician for the theatre.

The curriculum includes applied training in drawing, rendering, sound, stagecraft, construction, hand and computer drafting, painting and stage management as well as design courses in costume, scenery and lighting.

In addition, students will take academically oriented courses such as Introduction to Dramatic Literature, Directing and Theatre History.

BFA designers and technicians will apply their skills to our production program with the goal of having managed or designed a Main Stage or Laboratory Theatre production prior to graduation. Marcia K. McDonald is the head of the Theatre Design & Technology program.

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Marcia McDonald

Dr. Marcia McDonald

Curious about your theatre arts professors? Learn more about our distinguished theatre arts faculty.

Sample Four-Year Curriculum

This is just an example four-year plan; your actual schedule can/will deviate from this sample. Your faculty advisor will work with you to match appropriate courses with your interests.

Once enrolled, all students will have a degree evaluation tool available to them on MyIWU. This will help you determine what courses are required to graduate on time.