As a university discipline, theatre is young, but the art of the stage is ancient. At Trinity, we invite students to engage in the timeless tradition of theatre as a communal event—a creative laboratory, a celebration of culture, and a forum to examine the issues of our day. The major and minor in theatre allow students’ creative work to form the core of their liberal arts education: a laboratory to explore how humanities, sciences and other arts intersect. Trinity’s theatre program prepares students for life in any number of professions. Graduates have gone on to pursue careers in a vast array of professional fields.
Open to all students, majors and non-majors alike, Trinity Theatre’s productions present a range of creative opportunities. From their first year, all students are invited to audition for, build, and crew our productions. Our mainstage season offers traditional plays and musical theatre, and also experimental works and devised performances. In addition, Trinity Theatre hosts an annual artist-in-residence: a professional director, actor, designer, or company to collaborate with students and faculty on a mainstage production and teach courses in their fields of expertise.
Age-old but forever new, the shared experience of theatre fosters understanding, inspires action, and changes lives.