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School of Arts and Sciences

At Doane, we believe great theatre programs must prepare and train students for careers in all contemporary and emerging entertainment forms — including live theatre, film, television, video, themed entertainment, and more.

Our students live in a world that is interactive, collaborative, and fueled by their passion for art form — one that encompasses the many forms of professional practice, as well as the theoretical exploration of current entertainment forms.


As a theatre major, you can:

  • design and build stage sets
  • create costumes
  • combine the words and ideas of playwrights
  • give television and stage characters personality

Faculty and staff are known for artistic accomplishments, professional achievements, and the ability to serve as inspiring teachers and mentors.


Productions, Awards & Accomplishments

In the world of theatre, a wish of ‘break a leg’ can only take you so far. 

Our history of theatrical awards and accomplishments is outstanding.  Student performances, set designs and productions spark nominations for scholarships and awards nearly every year. 


This Year's Productions:

Reserve tickets to a theatre production!


Past Seasons of Awards and Student Accomplishments:


4fd90da4494ef.preview-620.jpegBroadway, Anyone?

During the summer of 2012, former Doane student, Samantha Ware, was cast on Broadway as the female lead in The Book of Mormon. Check out the GroundZero story!


Interested in a Doane Theatre Scholarship?

We offer a performing arts scholarship to students interested in pursuing a theatre major.

Visit the financial aid scholarship page for information on how to apply.