Why Choose the Theater Program at Eastern?

Eastern University Theater provides students with an opportunity to learn and grow artistically through rigorous coursework and collaborative training. The program is designed for students with varying levels of experience who want to try something new or continue honing their craft at an advanced level of training through the Theater Minor. Students who participate in Theater courses or productions develop skills in self-expression, communication, and collaboration, preparing them for success in a range of fields. The goals of the Theater Program are to:

  • provide students with quality theater education
  • develop the spiritual lives of students through theater making
  • prepare students for graduate training and/or employment in the theater professions as artistic leaders
  • engage students with the larger theater community of neighboring educational institutions and the professional theater industry in Philadelphia
“Eastern has provided me with a platform for lifelong friends, the potential for a successful career, the opportunity to gain knowledge, and a positive atmosphere to develop my relationship with God. Put God first, focus on Him, and He will direct your path.”

- Lynnae Stine, Class of 2019
Lynnae is working towards a BA in Communication with a Media concentration, and a minor in Theater. Read more about Lynnae's journey at Eastern and her up-and-coming film career.

What the Theater Program Offers