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.
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.
The Harlem Renaissance comes to life on the Rand Theater stage.
March 19, 2018
What defines a UMass Theater major? We are innovative, passionate, hard working, and always on the lookout for opportunity. Furthermore, when that opportunity does not present itself, we create...
January 03, 2018
Recent UMass Amherst Theater graduate Alison Kerr '17 made the most of her opportunities here, forming creative partnerships and finding mentors and backers among the faculty and alumni who gave her the chance to produce her own work and travel abroad to study.
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 »