Do you want to learn to create original plays, gaining insight into the creative process? And, do you want to learn playwriting, acting, and directing skills? Then study Theater with us. Whether you want to begin your theater training, combine it with other disciplines, or use your professional experience to gain a degree, you will learn in classes enriched by the experiences of our diverse student population.

You will also:

  • Develop your original artistic voice.
  • Learn with instructors rooted in the city's rich theater culture.
  • Build a network of theater professionals and alumni—a benefit of being a part of a program in a theater-rich city.
  • Have experiential internships with Twin City area theaters.
  • Gain credit for prior learning experiences.

Transfer Pathway

Transfer Pathways offer students a powerful option: the opportunity to transfer to Metropolitan State, or one of the other six Minnesota State universities. with junior-year status after completing the Business Transfer Pathway AS at one of our partner institutions. The  curriculum has been specifically designed so that all courses in the Transfer Pathway associate degree will directly transfer and apply to the designated bachelor’s degree programs in a related field. Visit Metropolitan State University’s Transfer Resources for more information.