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  • Theater at UMass Amherst



    Guided by a spirit of creativity, mentorship, research and service, we are passionately committed to educating well-rounded theater artists whose broad-based, liberal arts degree fosters creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

    Theater at UMass Amherst



    Guided by a spirit of creativity, mentorship, research and service, we are passionately committed to educating well-rounded theater artists whose broad-based, liberal arts degree fosters creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

  • Season 2017/2018



    New work and classics, radically re-imagined.

    Season 2017/2018



    New work and classics, radically re-imagined.

  • Auditions



    Theater productions at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are cast throughout the year and are open to all UMass students and local community members.

    Auditions



    Theater productions at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are cast throughout the year and are open to all UMass students and local community members.

News

Back to amazing — Professor Megan Lewis takes a group across the ocean to experience South Africa's Grahamstown Festival

September 14, 2017

Ed. note: Professor Megan Lewis has been traveling to South Africa with a cohort of students from the department and beyond for some years now. She filed this report of the latest trip.“Theater...

Renaissance woman — Linda Tardif takes over the Shea Theater

April 18, 2017

The Western Massachusetts town of Turners Falls has been brewing up a Renaissance for the past decade or so, with residents hard at work to address its problems and bring new businesses and...

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Events

Oct
05

Season Kick-Off Celebration!

The Rand Theater
5:30 pm

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Why Theater?

Our greatest achievement is in our graduates, who either use their Theater skills and training creatively in an array of fields and jobs or who go on to do professional theater work and inspire us as the next generation of thinking artists, creative problem solvers, and enterprising young citizens.

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