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What can I do with a major in...?: Theater

Career resources for your major.

About Theater Major

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  • B.A. Fine and Performing Arts


  • Acting
  • Arts Administration
  • Design/Technical Theater
  • Directing/Dramatic Literature
  • Music Theater/Dance
  • Theater Studies


"A theater education at CNU combines hands-on experience in all aspects of stagecraft—acting, directing, playwriting, music-theater/dance, design/technical theater, stage management and theater management with a critical appreciation of dramatic literature."

- CNU Undergraduate Catalog

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Acting
  • Dance
  • Directing
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • Playwriting
  • Social Awareness
  • Stage Management
  • Theater Management

Next Steps

  • Take the FOCUS (use access code: captains to make your account) to see which careers match your interests
  • Explore where CNU grads with this degree are working/studying
  • Tailor your Resume to your interests

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