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Theater

Dartmouth Alums With This Major

  • MBA Candidate, Stanford Graduate School of Business
    (CA, Dartmouth '04)
  • Associate Director, Admissions, Columbia Business School
    (NY, Dartmouth '06)
  • Playwright, Self-Employed
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • Principal, Executive Search/ Career Coach
    (NY, Dartmouth '79)
  • Actress/Singer/Dancer, Self-Employed
    (NY, Dartmouth '05)
  • MFA Directing Candidate, California Institute of the Arts
    (CA, Dartmouth '04)
  • Marketing Manager, Bad Boy Entertainment Worldwide
    (NY, Dartmouth '07)
  • Actress, Author, Writer, Self-Employed
    (NY, Dartmouth '98)
  • Co-Founder & President, Animoto Productions (video)
    (NY, Dartmouth '98)

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Major Description

The Theater program combines courses in the history, theory, and criticism of theater as a performing art with courses in theater practice and allows students to concentrate their studies in theater practice in such areas as Acting and Directing, Theatrical Design and Technical Production, Dance, Playwriting, Dramaturgy, and History, Theory, and Criticism of Theater.

Skills Acquired

What is this?

  • Presentation skills
  • Cultural Competency and Adaptability
  • Creativity and Creative initiative
  • Social responsibility and respect for diversity
  • Team work and collaboration

Possible Career Paths

  • Performing
  • Directing
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Writing
  • Business
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Law

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Last Updated: 4/2/13