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The Theatre Department at A&M-Commerce allows you to take center stage in planning your future and focus on learning the parts of theatre production that interest you most. You will gain performance and prodcution experience in our 300+ seat main stage as well as our black box theatre. Our award-winning faculty will help you explore the creative components, management, technical theatre and the history and theory of theatre.

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Department of Theatre :: Explore Our Programs

Explore Our Programs

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Theatre (BA/BS)

Our program equips you with acting techniques and skills, theatrical presentation, direction, production and management of theatre operations and insight on modern theatre and theatre of varying cultures which will prepare you for careers in acting, design, technology management, production, theatre management, education and sound management.

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Theatre (BA/BS) Teaching Emphasis

Our program equips you with the acting, directing and production skills needed for the high school classroom. You’ll take courses in stage management, theatre operations, costume design and lighting. Gain insight into modern theatre and theatre of varying cultures through our course offerings. Our combined theatre and education program prepares you for a career in teaching. You’ll take courses in pedagogy, learning processes and development, and classroom management. After completing a teaching residency, you’ll be certified to teach theatrical arts at the secondary level (grades 7-12).

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration

4 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

120 hours

Thesis Requirements

No thesis required

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Theatre (MA/MS)

Students can focus on the following topics: acting, lighting, modern theatre, theatre history, theatrical design, directing, management, playwriting, theatre pedagogy and theory. We provide our students with an easy admission process, access to scholarships and graduate assistantships, individualized attention from award-winning faculty and a flexible combination of online and face-to-face instruction. A&M-Commerce is the only A&M System university that offers this degree.

Where It Is Offered Commerce, Online
Duration

14 months to 2 Years

Foreign Language

Foreign language required for MA

Delivery Combination
Total Credit Hours

30-36 Hours

Thesis Requirements

Thesis and non-thesis options available

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Department of Theatre :: Meet our Faculty and Staff

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Department of Theatre :: Contact

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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