Theatre minor

Students bow after a performance


Theatre study at Bluffton University provides training and experience in many performance areas such as acting, directing, set construction, makeup design and execution, costuming, lighting and sound design and stage management.

Participation in Bluffton theatre productions gives you a chance to experience all facets of theatrical production. Performance opportunities include a theatre production in the fall, a musical in the spring, an Improv Troupe and occasional student-directed projects.

>>>occupational outlook for producers/directors and actors.

May day Musical

Every spring a musical is performed in conjunction with graduation and alumni weekend, known as May Day. The 2013 May Day Musical will be performed May 2-4. with a 7:30 p.m. curtain time in Yoder Recital Hall. Tickets are available at

Songs for a New World 

by Jason Robert Brown

Songs for a New World  is a contemporary musical revue that introduces us to compelling characters ranging from a fearless young mother to a defiant prisoner to a hysterically disgruntled Mrs. Claus. Without any spoken dialogue, the musical uses tightly-structured narrative songs to paint vivid portraits of pivotal moments in these characters' lives.

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Declare a minor in theatre.

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