- 40-46 semester hours in CORE requirements
- 36 semester hours, at least 21 of which are upper division
- All students majoring in theatre arts are expected to work on each production each semester
- 21 semester hours of theatre arts courses
The Theatre Arts Program is based on the premise that learning and practicing the discipline of theatre makes us effective communicators, courageous performers and compassionate leaders.
Saint Martin’s small size enables Theatre Arts faculty to involve students in hands-on experience with all aspects of theatre, including:
Students wishing to specialize in a particular area receive intensive training with professional mentors.
The opportunity to experience a hands-on approach to virtually all aspects of theatrical production enables students to truly understand the world of theatre and gain valuable skills they will able to re-purpose in other professional fields they may choose to pursue.
Students often intern with a number of the area’s professional companies, including Harlequin Productions, Theatre Artists Olympia and Taproot Theatre.
Many of our graduates continue to do theatre, either professionally or as an avocation, but many find success in other fields besides the arts, including:
Though it is notoriously difficult to make a living in the performing arts, the skills you develop in our theatre program - communication, aesthetic judgment, emotional understanding, organization ability - will serve you well, whatever your chosen field.