The Department of Dance and Theatre maintains the University Theater (409-seat proscenium
theatre) and the Studio Theater (160-seat black box), and the technical facilities
to support the annual season, including a well-equipped costume and scenic shop, and
Unique among theatre programs, qualified undergraduate students perform lead roles,
direct public productions, stage-manage, and design scenery, costumes, lights, make-up
Through studying theatre, you can acquire a diverse range of communication and organizational
skills that are applicable to many careers. For example, combining your degree with
studies in journalism or a law degree could lead to a career as a theatre critic or
an entertainment lawyer.
Students are often offered performance and design opportunities as part of outside
professional projects of the faculty and are able to audition for local theatre groups.
UNT has several student organizations for students to network and further hone their
skills and craft.
Scholarships are available based on merit and talent.