You will study and perform in The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts, which opened in 2014 and offers the space and facilities you need to learn and create. The productions you will take part in will be innovative and often provocative. Faculty will help you find and develop your own identity through classes, workshops, projects and productions.
At her advisor’s suggestion, Wynn Van Dusen ’15 submitted a play she’d written to a New York City theatre festival looking for 10 short pieces to produce. Van Dusen is a theatre major with a minor in creative writing. She dug out a play she’d written as a first-year student, sent it off and to her surprise it was accepted for the Second Annual Red Shirt Rooftop Reading Series.More >>
Michael Breslin ’13, was a theatre major who won one of Hamilton College’s greatest honors: a fellowship that offers a student the rare chance to pursue a personal academic interest. For Breslin, that’s unequivocally theatre. The $22,000 William M. Bristol Fellowship encourages students to live outside the U.S. for a year of study. Breslin’s project is “Gender Play: Displaying, Transgressing, and Transcending Gender Identity in World Theatre.”More >>
Hamilton graduates who concentrated in theatre are pursuing careers in a variety of fields, including: