School of Theatre Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre trains multifaceted, entrepreneurial theatre artists for sustainable lives in the arts.  Where in the World is Frank Sparrow (Spring 2015)
It is an intense, interdisciplinary course of study allowing a broad range of exploration and of theatre as an artistic, scholarly, and social discipline. Students earning this degree are prepared for the intellectual and aesthetic challenges of the contemporary theatre as artists and leaders whose expertise spans more than one facet of the discipline. BA Theatre Arts students develop deep skills in collaborative creative problem solving; written, verbal, and visual communication; critical thinking; and project management.
This degree is flexible; each BA Theatre Arts student tailors a unique course of study, focusing on developing her or his skills and voice as an artist and taking advantage of the depth of coursework available at Illinois Wesleyan both within the School of Theatre Arts and across the university. Thomas Quinn runs this program.


The program is designed for those who:


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