Theatre Design and Production

Theatre Design and Production is for students who desire a program of study intended to provide pre-professional training in design, technology, and/or management career in the entertainment industry. Working as part of a team, students learn to communicate and collaborate in a creative environment. The major consists of theatre core classes, specialized training, and related required courses to complete the liberal arts education. Upon completion, the student may pursue a career in the theatre or related areas, or explore advanced training and/or graduate study.

All liberal arts majors prepare students with the skills identified as contributing to managerial success:  communicating and listening well, possessing insights into others, creative/critical thinking, problem solving, and the ability to make connections across complex ideas.

Theatre Design and Production Website

Plan of Study

Theatre Design and Production, BA

Related Career Interests

Careers in Theatre Design and Production

  • Lighting Designer
  • Costume Designer
  • Technician
  • Production Staff
  • Scene Designer

Transfer to Theatre Design and Production

Purdue admits to individual majors. Transfer students must meet Purdue's overall transfer criteria, as well as any major-specific requirements. Before you apply, check the closed programs page to confirm this major is open to transfer students. If it is, refer to the information below for major-specific transfer criteria.

Minimum GPA: 2.2 

Contact Information
Undergraduate Student Recruitment Office
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