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What Can I Do With a Major in Theatre Studies?







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Career Titles

  • Acting Coach 
  • Actor/Actress
  • Admissions Director
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Agent
  • Amusement Park Entertainer
  • Animal-Talent Coordinator
  • Announcer
  • Art Director
  • Booking Manager
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Business Manager
  • Buyer
  • Casting Director
  • Communication Technology
  • Community Affairs Officer
  • Copy Writer
  • Costume Designer
  • Costumer 
  • Critic
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Director
  • Draftsman
  • Drama Coach
  • Equipment Operator
  • Exhibit/Display Designer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Faux Painter
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Fundraiser
  • Health Educator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Impersonator
  • Instructor, Theater Arts
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Lighting Designer
  • Lighting Operator
  • Lobbyist
  • Magician
  • Make-Up Artist
  • Media Planner
  • Media Salesperson
  • Mediator
  • Mime
  • Model
  • Movie Theater Manager
  • Narrator
  • Negotiator/Mediator
  • Paralegal
  • Playwright
  • Producer
  • Program Assistant
  • Prop Manager
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Puppeteer
  • Radio/TV Announcer
  • Recruiter
  • Rigger
  • Sales Representative
  • Scene Painter
  • Script Coach
  • Script Manager
  • Set Designer
  • Sound Designer
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Stage Manager
  • Stand-In
  • Student Affairs Specialist
  • Stunt Coordinator
  • Stunt Person
  • Talent Manager
  • Talent Scout
  • Teacher
  • Theater Manager
  • Ticket Sales Coordinator
  • Tour Guide
  • Tourism Director
  • Training & Development Director
  • Video Store Manager
  • Writer/Editor

Employers
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Amusement Parks
  • Apparel Manufacturers
  • Art Museums
  • Auction Galleries
  • Ballet Companies
  • Colleges/Universities
  • Consumer Magazines
  • Corporate Communications
  • Cosmetic Firms
  • Cruise Lines
  • Educational Institutions
  • Galleries
  • Government Agencies
  • High Schools
  • Lighting Companies
  • Movie Studios
  • News Stations 
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Opera Companies
  • Orchestras
  • Party Companies
  • Performing Arts Groups
  • Photography Studios
  • Promotional Companies
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishing Firms
  • Radio/TV/Film
  • Repertory Companies
  • Resorts
  • Retail Concerns
  • Science Centers
  • Sports Industry
  • Symphonies
  • Talent Agencies
  • Telecommunications
  • Television Studios
  • Theater Companies
  • Theatres
  • Trade Associations
  • Training Centers for Arts

Skills
  • Adaptability
  • Alternate views of culture and society
  • Appreciation of aesthetics
  • Attention to detail
  • Awareness of the power and creation of imagery and symbols in media
  • Basic reading, writing and editing skills
  • Composing and translating
  • Continually conceiving and developing ideas
  • Critical reading, writing and editing
  • Expansion of creativity and intuition
  • Experimenting with ideas
  • Explaining concepts
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Good work ethic
  • Greater ability to communicate in and to large groups of people
  • Imagination and creativity
  • Increased ability for analysis and criticism
  • Increased awareness of personal image and communication style
  • Increased knowledge and appreciation of the Fine and Performing Arts
  • Innovative
  • Integrating others’ ideas
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Interpretive and perceptive
  • Presentation, public speaking skills
  • Quick-thinking
  • Self-expressive
  • Simplifying ideas
  • Strong communication skills
  • Work with self-direction

Salary Information   

NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) Summer 2018 Average Starting Salary:
  • Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor’s Degree: $37,959

Average Salary of SNC Theatre Studies Graduates:

  • 2017: No data available
  • 2016: No data available
  • 2015: No data available

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