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Theatre Programs

This is where you can grow intellectually and artistically, more than you ever imagined.

Home to a world of creative performances and unrelenting passion, our Department of Theatre helps students bring plays and musicals to life for our dedicated audiences.

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Theatre Minor

The theatre minor is for students who want to explore the field of theatre while majoring in another area. The curriculum includes classes in theatre appreciation and fundamentals of performance.

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Program Highlights

  • The opportunity to perform with a high level of artistry as an actor, a singer, and/or a dancer
  • The ability to work with professional production teams in the theatre industry
  • The ability to write and express yourself with critical discernment
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education


Purdue University Fort Wayne is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.