A major in theatre prepares students for a career in entertainment. Graduates receive training essential to the various aspects of performing. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to theatre majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Acting Coach Actor/Actress Admissions Director Advertising Manager Agent Amusement Park Entertainer Animal-Talent Coordinator Announcer Art Director Booking Manager Broadcast Journalist Buyer Casting Director Community Affairs Officer Costume Designer Critic Customer Service Manager Director Drama Coach Exhibit/Display Designer Fashion Merchandiser Human Resource Specialist Impersonator Lighting Designer Make-up Artist MimeModel Motion-Picture/TV DirectorParalegal Playwright Producer Professor Program Assistant Props Designer Puppeteer Recruiter Sales Representative Scene Painter Script Coach Special Events Coordinator Talent Scout TeacherTechnical Director Tour GuideWriter
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in Theater and Performing Arts (OCC 214)Careers in Communications and Entertainment (OCC 42.5)Careers in Focus: Performing Arts (OCC 162.5)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for Theater Majors (OCC 214.5)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20) Opportunities in Performing Arts Careers (OCC 162)
BSU Dept. of Theatre & Dance: http://www.bsu.edu/theatre/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America ’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgArts Resource Network: http://www.artsresourcenetwork.orgCareers in the Arts: http://www.cln.org/themes/careers_art.htmlEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.comInternships USA.comVault Career InsiderArtCareer.net: http://www.artcareer.net/New York Foundation for the Arts: http://www.nyfa.orgO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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