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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!

  • New this year: Minor in Theater

    In addition to our well established Undergraduate and Graduate program and our Multicultural Theater Certificate, we now offer a minor in theater.

    New this year: Minor in Theater

    In addition to our well established Undergraduate and Graduate program and our Multicultural Theater Certificate, we now offer a minor in theater.

News

Jason Czernich '00 finds creativity in a varied career path

December 21, 2018

The Department of Theater offers a broad-based training that imparts skills which are helpful beyond theater and its related disciplines — helpful for the many alumni whose career paths take them...

A notable sabbatical for Associate Professor Megan Lewis: A major book award, a semester at sea

November 07, 2018

Associate Professor Megan Lewis spent a Semester at Sea to recharge creatively and personally, and picked up a book award along the way. (Photo courtesy of Megan Lewis)...

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Events

Feb
14-23

Wild Thing

The Rand Theater
7:30 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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