Theatre is the art of crafting and sharing compelling stories, through acting, directing, design and technology. Kean theatre majors produce and star in professional-caliber productions.
At Kean, a shared passion for theatre unites a diverse group of students and an outstanding faculty. Our vibrant community will help you discover the best in yourself and others. Whether you want to perform, design, direct, teach or work in another area of the theatre, Kean can help you turn your talent into a life's work.
Kean theatre graduates work as actors, directors, designers, technicians and educators in theatre programs and classrooms throughout the world, thrilling audiences and inspiring future generations of performers.
The theatre program here is very special. We’re living for our passion, something that’s important to us and the world around us. It ignites something in us and in our generation to convey the underlying importance of art in everything."
At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to get involved in clubs and organizations, study abroad at our campus in China or elsewhere and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.
Kean University Theatre Student Shines on Professional Stage
Kean University theater student Chris Grant has already launched his professional acting career, and he hasn’t even graduated yet. Grant (pictured on the right), recently appeared in the Premiere Stages production of Brick City. Learn more here.
Kean theatre graduates have a diverse array of exciting careers on stage and behind the scenes. Jobs include:
- Stage manager
- Scenic designer
- Lighting designer
- Costume designer
- Theatre educator
- Theatre administrator
- Director of press and public relations
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