Department Chair: Nicholas Shaw
The theatre arts major at Eastern offers a broad-based curriculum designed for the undergraduate student. The department offers courses centering on history and literature, performance and technical theatre studies.
Students majoring in theatre arts receive either a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts or a bachelor of arts degree in theatre arts with teacher certification. There is also a theatre arts honors program and a well-structured theatre arts minor.
All programs are fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.