What can I do with a major in theatre?

Careers in Theatre

  • Set and Exhibit Designer
  • Drama Teacher
  • Actor
  • Producer
  • Director
  • Audio Equipment Technician
  • Video Equipment Technician
  • Makeup Artist
  • Costume Designer
  • Production Stage Manager
  • Voice Actor
  • Playwright
  • Screen Writer
  • Dramaturg
  • Arts Administrator

What are graduates doing now?

  • Chase Ramsey was just cast as Elder Cunningham in THE BOOK OF MORMON musical on Broadway.
  • Jaclyn Hales is a working actress in Los Angeles, most recently seen in FX’s LEGION and EXTINCT from BYUTV.
  • Jacquelyne Jones Johnson is a working actress in Chicago where she has performed at the Writers Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and Kokandy Productions.
  • Michael Gray is the resident lighting designer and programmer at Hale Centre Theatre Sandy.
  • Penny Pendleton is a productions stage manager who has worked with The Sting & Honey Company, the Egyptian, PYGMalion Theatre, & Salt Lake Acting Company.
  • Chantel Ficklin works as hair and makeup crew for companies like the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
  • Madeline Ashton has designed and built sets and props for Sundance Summer Theatre, Spoleto Festival USA, Chautauqua Theater Company, and many more.
  • Kyle Hess works as scenic technician for Walt Disney World.
  • Alex Ungerman is a director and producer at Sackerson Theatre Company and co-founded The Grassroots Shakespeare Company with other alumni from UVU.
  • Andrea Daveline is the Managing Director at MOD Theatre Company in New York.
  • Jaron Hermansen is the master electrician at The Cape Playhouse.
  • Emily Griffith is a member of the stage management team at Pioneer Theatre Company.
  • Rebecca Cain is the VIP Event Manager at Universal Orlando Resort.
  • Mark Stringham is an Associate Professor of Theatre at the University of the Incarnate Word.
  • Bethany Woodruff is nationally recognized as the face of the viral campaign for Poopouri.
  • Kacey Spadafora and Taylor Jack Nelson co-founded An Other Theatre Company.

UVU Theatre graduates in graduate programs

  • Spicer Carr is beginning a graduate program in Musical Theatre Collaboration at Temple University in Philadelphia.
  • Benjamin James Henderson studied at the Shakespeare Theatre Center at George Washington University.
  • Elizabeth Golden studied at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire – Acting.
  • Mark Oram studied staging Shakespeare at the University of Exeter.
  • Mahonri Stewart studied playwriting/screenwriting at Arizona State University.
  • Andy Hansen studied acting at the University of Central Florida.
  • Wes Tolman studied acting at Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training.