The Department of Theatre at UAB is a production-oriented program with a liberal arts foundation. We provide professional training and a comprehensive curriculum that will cultivate your cultural and aesthetic awareness, expand your research and communication skills, and foster critical thinking, discipline, and collaboration through practical application of learned skills and theoretical study. We offer a General BA in Theatre with Concentrations in Performance, and Design/Technology, as well as a BFA in Musical Theatre Performance.
The Department of Theatre at UAB is a nationally recognized program that is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. Students learn under the mentorship of fourteen full-time professional faculty and a staff of four full-time professional production artists. We produce four tours every year and a full season of plays, musicals, and new works in state-of-the-art facilities. Scholarships and stipends are available in all areas.
We're proud of all the hundreds of Theatre majors we've sent out into the world over the last few decades. Our graduates can be seen in television shows, Broadway productions, and working behind the scenes to make the magic of Theatre come alive.
Andrea Frankle is a TV, film and stage actress best known for her work as Susanna Macon on the critically-acclaimed Underground, Ellie Stanton of The Purge and Jan in HBO's True Detective, Season 1.
Tobie Windham is an actor and producer, known for What If He Wins, DVD & Chill and Just Roll with It (2019).
Britt Rentschler is an actress and producer, known for The Detour (2016), Instant Family (2018) and Lodge 49 (2018).
Noah Holcomb has filmed over 13 commercials for PetSmart.
Jereme Kyle Lewis has staged managed on Broadway for the past seven years.