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Bachelor of Arts


The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre program at CSP is the natural jumping-off point for creative theatrical artists pursuing their craft in front of or behind the curtains. Graduates from CSP’s Theatre program are successful in many theatrical career paths as well as education, business, and ministry. Check out our scholarships website to learn more about receiving a theatre scholarship at CSP!


Program Length

44 Credit Hours


On Campus

Concordia’s Theatre degree is comprised of a core set of focuses including acting, set creation, dance, improvisation, and more. This full-bodied approach to theatre is crucial for graduates to be prepared for anything the industry throws at them.

CSP Theatre students will experience a rich blend of traditional classroom and performance opportunities that help prepare them for entry into professional careers in theatre or graduate studies.

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Program details

The Theatre program at CSP provides students with a challenging variety of theatrical experiences that enrich their artistic, intellectual, cultural, and spiritual lives. Graduates are prepped for future careers in a variety of capacities on community, local, or national stages.

Coursework is based on the idea of artistic expression and finding your passion. That’s why CSP’s Theatre program features so many different concentrations such as acting, directing, dance, script writing, improvisation, and set design and creation. You’ll also have the opportunity to hone your craft during your hands-on internship.

Career opportunities in theatre are plentiful. Many avenues are available for graduates, such as directing, acting, choreography, writing, set building, and more.

Student Outcomes

CSP graduates are leaders and trailblazers. Meet some of our alumni below and see how they’re shaping the world.

Amy Abrigo

Freelance Theatre Artist

Meet our faculty

Our world-class faculty use their decades of experience to nurture your success from the first day of class all the way to graduation— and beyond.

Mark Rosenwinkel

Professor of Theatre

Jan Puffer

Term Faculty in Theatre and Dance

Career support

The support system you’ll enjoy at CSP continues far past the day you receive your diploma. Our Office of Career Development helps students and alumni find meaningful work through job & internship assistance, networking opportunities, interview prep, and much more.


CSP was ranked in the Top 10 “Career Ready” Institutions & Top 10 “Career Ready” Feedback for First-Generation College Students in the 2021 SkillSurvey Career Readiness.

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