Scene from the 2019 production of "Clue: The Musical."

Why major in theatre at Augustana University?

  • Our Mission
    • We are a company of artists dedicated to exploring, expanding and promoting theatre for a lifetime of participation and appreciation.
  • Our Vision
    • We are a community-centered organization with a tradition of student collaboration, leadership, and input. We are dedicated to exploring and promoting the Augustana Values of Excellence, Community, and Service within a Christian Liberal Arts setting. We foster personal growth and work to embody excellence in our creative activity, through our artistic pratice, and through service to our community. 
  • If you want opportunities … you get them here! Nearly anything theatrical that you want to learn or do — at Augustana Theatre, you can.
    • We present a four show season featuring a variety of productions, including one musical
    • New play development festivals
    • Improvisation performances
    • Professional guest artist performances
    • Augustana Collaborative Theatrical Society which presents Student-run productions
  •  Augustana University is committed to affordability and value
    • Pro Dramatis Scholarship and Application
    • Merit-based scholarships for returning students
    • Work study and shop staff positions
  • You’re not limited to one major. Augustana theatre students can double major in biology, education, psychology, English, math -- any combination imaginable! See a list of the courses we offer.
  • Experiential Learning
    • Trips to see professional theatre in Chicago, Minneapolis and New York City
    • Collaborations with the Augustana School of Music
    • Connections to professional theaters in the area
    • Study abroad experiences
  • All are welcome! Our productions, classes, and activities are open to all students, regardless of major, class rank, or prior experience.  Join our community!

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