The Department of Theater offers a major and minor to undergraduates, as well as a Multicultural Theater Certificate, and has a graduate program offering specializations in 5 areas.
We welcome the campus, Five College and local community into our spaces as audience members, learners, and participants in theater.
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September 03, 2019
In spring 2019, Julie Nelson, a stalwart of our performance program for nearly three decades, retired from the Department of Theater. She's hardly gone from the theater world — Gina Kaufmann...
August 20, 2019
When she came to UMass Amherst, Sound Design Lecturer Amy Altadonna planned to teach her students about her medium by tackling sound design for theater — she is a faculty member of the Department...
Are you curious?
Prospective students: Are you interested in a theater program that challenges you to mount professional-quality productions? That offers strong mentorship and creative collaboration? Consider UMass Theater.
Read our undergraduate FAQ or our graduate FAQ, and make plans to visit us on campus. We offer tours on weekdays and prefer three days' notice so we can arrange for a student guide. Contact our administrative assistant to make arrangements.