Theatre & Musical Theatre


The Department of Theatre and Musical Theatre BFA programs develop outstanding theatre artists with the professional skills, intellectual vigor, and creative resources necessary to excel and thrive in the performing arts of the 21st century.

Students find that upon graduation they are well prepared for careers in either commercial or education theatre. We welcome you to the SHSU theatre program and we want you to make our theatre program your new home.

Thomas Prior
Chair, Theatre and Musical Theatre
Message from the Chair


We offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre  and a Bachelor of Fin Arts in Theatre with Teacher Certification

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre has the following emphases:

Acting and Directing| Design and Technology |  Theatre Studies

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre has the following emphases:

Theatre | Dance

Bachelor of Fin Arts in Theatre with Teacher Certification

Teacher Certification



Enjoy the many ways you can unleash your creativity and find inspiration while living among other student artist, communicators, and performers in CAM Creative Community. With modern amenities including access to stages, screens, and studios, Creative Community is open exclusively to College of Arts & Media majors!

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