The Department of Theater offers a major and minor to undergraduates, as well as a Multicultural Theater Certificate, and has a graduate program offering specializations in 5 areas.
We welcome the campus, Five College and local community into our spaces as audience members, learners, and participants in theater.
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July 22, 2019
Ecstatic celebrants in Ancient Greece. Fleeting moments of community at a Japanese water station. A racist incident on a college campus a lot like UMass Amherst. A future society careening towards a new kind of operatic form based on The Simpsons.
The plays selected for the 2019-2020 UMass Theater season span the globe but hit close to home as they each illuminate some facet of how we connect, conflict, and celebrate with the people around us.
Dr. Priscilla María Page ‘00G uses the Feinberg Innovation Space to close a gap in theater scholarship
July 09, 2019
Dr. Priscilla María Page ‘00G made creative use of technology to help her students gain access to artists through a Feinberg Innovation Grant that allowed her class to use teleconferencing facilities.
Are you curious?
Prospective students: Are you interested in a theater program that challenges you to mount professional-quality productions? That offers strong mentorship and creative collaboration? Consider UMass Theater.
Read our undergraduate FAQ or our graduate FAQ, and make plans to visit us on campus. We offer tours on weekdays and prefer three days' notice so we can arrange for a student guide. Contact our administrative assistant to make arrangements.