Learn and Perform


Brevard’s Theatre program offers a experiential approach to learning production, acting, writing, stage design, and lighting. This comprehensive approach builds a foundation for students to discover their passion and direction, then nurture it through personalized artistic training. Students will perform and rehearse in the nationally-recognized Porter Center for Performing Arts, network with guest artists, and present work at professional auditions and conferences.

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Related Programs:

  • Teacher Licensure

  • Creative Writing

  • Art

  • Music

What you’ll experience in the Theatre program:

  • You’ll learn by doing. Faculty in the Theatre program use experiential learning strategies to personalize your artistic training. You’ll perform and rehearse in our nationally-recognized Porter Center for Performing Arts, network with guest artists, and present your work at professional auditions and conferences.
  • You’ll gain marketable skills. Here, you will learn to synthesize your experiences into practical and marketable skills. Through strategic training, you will discover how to translate your academic interests and goals into internships, service projects, and even career opportunities.
  • You’ll gain teachers and mentors with the Theatre faculty. You’ll work closely with highly experienced faculty throughout your four years of study. The faculty offer extensive real-world experience in acting, directing, theatrical design, and production, and provide the flexibility and support you need to specialize and define your artistic goals.

Majors, Minors, and Concentrations:

Theatre majors receive a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Theatre with the option to add Teacher Licensure. A Minor in Theatre is also available.

Career Opportunities:

Graduates from the Theatre program are:

  • Attending graduate school
  • Working in professional theatre productions
  • Writing and producing theatrical performances

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Brevard College is consistently recognized as one of the best liberal arts colleges. The College’s focus on experiential learning, small class sizes, and location the mountains of Western North Carolina near Asheville makes Brevard a top choice college for students around the world.

Brevard College, One Brevard College Drive, Brevard, NC 28712 | 828.884.8332
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.