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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 2018/2019

    Join us for a gutsy 2018-2019 season that takes artistic risks!

    Season 2018/2019

    Join us for a gutsy 2018-2019 season that takes artistic risks!

  • Scenic Design and Technology

    Curious about the Scenic Design and Technology program for undergraduate theater majors at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst? Watch this video with senior Christine Hicks about working in the scene shop and classroom.

    Scenic Design and Technology

    Curious about the Scenic Design and Technology program for undergraduate theater majors at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst? Watch this video with senior Christine Hicks about working in the scene shop and classroom.

News

Jessica Greenberg ’12G brings her students to New York for a professional theater experience

September 07, 2018

Soon after Jessica Greenberg graduated from UMass Theater with her MFA in Lighting Design, she found a position at Weber State University in Utah. Despite being two-thirds of the way across the...

UMass Amherst undergraduates can now complete a Minor in Theater

August 27, 2018

Starting this fall, for the first time ever, undergraduates at the University of Massachusetts Amherst will have the option of minoring in theater....

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Events

Nov-Dec
29-08

What of the Night

Curtain Theater
7:30 pm

Dec
03

The Rest I Make Up: Film Screening

Herter 231, UMass
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Hedda archival photo, confrontation scene

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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