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CWU Programs

Degree Type 
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Contact Name 
Christina Barrigan
Contact Phone 
Contact Email

Theatre Arts would like nothing more than to see your name in lights. The department is an ensemble of artists, scholars, educators, and practitioners who foster creativity and excellence while preparing students for careers and further study in theatre.


One of the signature programs at CWU, Theatre Arts graduates have found success in some of the nation’s top MFA programs as well as in professional theatre organizations and productions such as WICKED, the Santa Fe Opera, Seattle Children’s Theatre, and the National Shakespeare Company. Students earn a BFA in Theatre Arts with a specialization in performance, musical theatre, or design and production.

Why this program 

CWU’s Theatre Arts incorporates state-of-the-industry techniques, such as Rasaboxes, View Points and Susuki in performance training. It also incorporates specialized software, such as VectorWorks®, Bourtique®, and QLab®, in design and technical training.

Contact Information 
Dept. Chair
Possible Search Names 
theatre, theatre arts, acting, performing, theater

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