• Theatre


As a theatre major, you can focus on performance, production, or musical theatre. If you’re interested in teaching, K–12 licensure is also available. In addition to preparing you for a career in the field, earning a degree in theatre will develop your critical and reflective thinking skills, as well as increase your understanding and appreciation of the arts.

Contact Information
Steven Roten
Associate Professor of Theatre
134 Jones Hall
(919) 760-8719
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  • Theatre students can perform along faculty or other professionals
  • Student participate in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Internships are a valuable way for theatre students to gain real-world, hands-on professional experience. Internships held by Meredith students include positions with Burning Coal Theatre Company and North Carolina Theatre. Graduates of Meredith’s theatre program have gone on to pursue graduate study, become theatre teachers in public school systems, and perform in award-winning productions on and off Broadway.

Check out our newsletter to learn more about the fall season and read about theatre faculty and students Going Strong!

Strong Stories

Taylor Pearce

Taylor Pearce

Theatre and psychology major Taylor Pearce, '15, made the most of opportunities to get involved on campus.

Rimsha Afzal

Rimsha Afzal

In this video Strong Story, see how Rimsha Afzal was able to pursue both of her passions: theatre and biology.

Theatre Facilities

Theatre Facilities

Students at Meredith have access to a variety of studio and performance spaces, from a large auditorium to a more intimate black box theatre.

Performance Certificate

Professional Performance Certificate

Students who are majoring in theatre and wish to pursue more intensive training in their area can earn a Professional Performance Certificate.