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Career Planning for Theatre Majors


Below you will find career and professional development resources for Theatre majors.  It is essential that you proactively engage career development as an integral part of your entire Messiah experience.  They key is to start early and incorporate meaningful experiences. 


Remember that your major is a starting point and not a prescription for a narrow list of employment opportunities.  By immersing yourself in your liberal arts education and gaining experience outside of the classroom, you have the opportunity to develop transferable skill sets highly desired by employers and/or graduate programs. Talk with a career coach to find out how to creatively market your major, skills, and experiences to various opportunities.


Career Paths Related to Theatre Majors


Career & Professional Development Plan


Students in the Dept. of Theatre & Dance


Employment & Graduate Program Samples of Messiah Alumni


Career Exploration Links



Career Resources


Department of Theatre and Dance Website



Additional Job Search Resources


Additional Graduate School Resources











Focus for Self-Assessment

Job Posting