Theatre Department

Emory & Henry Theatre Department

With a rapidly growing program, a variety of majors, ample performance opportunities and passionate faculty, the Emory & Henry Department of Theatre is recognized as one of the region's finest.

E&H Theatre Department offers professional theater training within a vibrant liberal arts settingTheatre Training

Emory & Henry's Theatre Department is for students serious about pursuing a career in the theatre. We offer pre-professional conservatory-style training, embedded in a rigorous small liberal arts school environment.

Classic and Contemporary Theater Shows are produced by E&H Theatre majorsTheatre Degrees

We offer B.F.A. degrees specializing in Acting, Directing, Musical Theatre and Design & Production. We also offer a traditional B.A. in Theatre, which makes us a diverse department dedicated to the training and education of all theatre artists.

Small theater class sizes are a part of E&H Pre-Professional Theatre TrainingSmall Class Size

Our small class-sizes mean personal attention and more opportunities for you—on stage and off—unlike the large conservatories or big state schools. Become more than a number and get the personalized education you deserve.


Exciting opportunities for Theatre Majors are available thanks to our Theater Partnership with the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, VA, Virginia's official state theatreBarter Theatre

Our unique and dynamic association with the Barter Theatre, the State Theatre of Virginia, means our students get hands-on experience with professional theatre artists throughout their four-year degree.

Campus Entrance to the Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts (MCA) at Emory & Henry CollegeMultiple Stages

The Department of Theatre is housed in the recently completed (2015) Woodrow W. McGlothlin Center for the Arts where students study and perform on a 461-seat state of the art proscenium stage and in our new black box theatre. E&H Theatre Students can work on stage and backstage every year, including in their first semester.


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