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About Our Degrees

Xavier University Theatre offers three undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre and Bachelor of Science in Theatre Education. The Theatre program prepares students for professional experience outside of Xavier by fostering a practical, cross-cultural and student-oriented program that bridges the gap between the student, faculty member, theatre professional and diverse academic disciplines. 

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Whether you are interested in performance, design or theatre technology, Xavier's B.A. degree in Theatre will offer you the opportunity to create an individualized curriculum, and give you the practical experience to hone your craft.

Bachelor of Arts in Musical Theatre

With classes in dance, acting and vocal training, Xavier's Musical Theatre curriculum will help you prepare to take the next step in your career after graduation. And with three musical productions per year, you have plenty of chances to work on the stage!

Bachelor of Science in Theatre Education

Xavier's Theatre Education degree prepares you to be a successful drama teacher in the PK-12 classroom. With a dynamic curriculum of Education and Theatre courses, along with clinical observations and student teaching, you will be ready to train the next generation of young theatre artists!