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Theatre Major

Immerse yourself in theatre

The theatre program at BC gives you hands-on experience in every aspect of stage production. Lighting. Set design. Acting. Directing. Writing your own plays.

Put theory into practice as you take what you learn in the classroom and apply it directly to ongoing productions. Study the role of the theatre and the theatre artist in today’s society, and immerse yourself in costume and set design, writing, acting, music, lighting, sound and so much more.

You can also earn a teaching endorsement in theatre arts in conjunction with the teacher education program.

Specific requirements for this major and the teaching endorsement can be found in the College Catalog.

Required Courses Meet the Faculty

The student-run theatre organization, the Pinion Players, provides another outlet for you to lead and organize various theatre projects. In the past, senior theatre students have written their own plays for production.

The Eta Upsilon cast of Alpha Psi Omega, the National Theatre Honor Society, recognizes students who demonstrate excellence in the theatre program at Bridgewater College.

Theatre at BC

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Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind
By The Neo-Futurists
February 20-23, 2020

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
By Tom Stoppard
October 31 – November 3, 2019



Almost, Maine
By John Cariani
February 21-24, 2019

Men on Boats
By Jaclyn Backhaus
KCACTF Regional Festival Invited Production
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ
January 17, 2019

Men on Boats
By Jaclyn Backhaus
October 25-28, 2018


The Children’s Hour
By Lillian Hellman
February 22-25, 2018

The Love Song of J. Robert Oppenheimer
By Carson Kreitzer
October 26-29, 2017


By Georg Büchner
Translated by Gregory Mosher
February 23-26, 2017

The Green Bird
By Carlo Gozzi
Translated by Albert Bermel and Ted Emery
October 27-30, 2016


The Ugly One
By Marius Von Mayenburg
Translated by Maja Zade
February 25-28, 2016

The Skin of Our Teeth
By Thornton Wilder
October 29 – November 1, 2015


I and You
by Lauren Gunderson
February 26 – March 1, 2015

By Steven Berkoff
November 6-9, 2014


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [abridged]
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield
February 27 – March 1, 2014


My Name is Rachel Corrie
Taken from the writings of Rachel Corrie
Edited by Alan Rickman and Katherine Viner
February 21-24, 2013

You Lucky Girl!
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
East Coast Premiere
November 1-4, 2012


Circle Mirror Transformation
By Annie Baker
February 23-26, 2012

A Dream Play
By August Strindberg
In a New Version by Caryl Churchill
KCACTF Regional Festival Invited Production
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA
January 13, 2012

A Dream Play
By August Strindberg
In a New Version by Caryl Churchill
November 3-6, 2011


The Contrast
By Royall Tyler
February 24-27, 2011


Mostellaria; or The Haunted House
By Plautus
Translated by Erich Segal
November 4-7, 2010