Why Choose the Theatre Department at Eastern?

Eastern University Theatre Department 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. Students who participate in theatre courses or productions develop skills in self-expression, communication, and collaboration, preparing them for success in a range of fields. The goals of the  theatre program are to:

  • Provide students with a quality, immersive theatre education.
  • Integrate students’ spiritual life in the process of theatre making.
  • Equip students for graduate training and/or employment in theatre as creative, artistic leaders.
  • Connect students with the educational and professional theatre industry in the Greater Philadelphia Region.
“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, Major in Communication with a Media concentration, Minor in Theatre. Read more about Lynnae's journey at Eastern and her up-and-coming film career.

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