The Longwood University Theatre Program offers a productive, creative and collaborative model in all its concentrations of theatre through education, professional, and production experiences. The program is dedicated to the development of students in their personal strengths, their personal career plan, and their personal development of citizen leadership. The graduates of our program will be prepared to enter the workforce as citizen leaders, theatre professionals, or educators. Upon completion of our program graduates will have the qualifications to pursue advanced degrees, or choose to utilize highly transferable skills to seek theatre or other career opportunities.
The Longwood University Theatre Program will become regionally recognized by being on the forefront of inclusivity, innovation, interdisciplinary partnerships, and by the intellectual and creative accomplishments of its faculty, students, and staff.
The Program provides degree programs of study leading to either a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual and Performing Arts or a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Students studying for the Bachelor of Arts degree may opt for one of two concentrations, Generalist or Applied - Theatre Education. Those students seeking teacher certification must select the Applied concentration within the Bachelor of Arts Degree.