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.
New work and classics, radically re-imagined.
Theater productions at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are cast throughout the year and are open to all UMass students and local community members.
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...
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...
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.Read More »