University of Vermont

CAS Theatre Major


Alumni with a degree in Theatre pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Theatre.

Job Title

Career Industry

Teacher Primary Education
Director of Healthcare Consulting Consulting
Stage Manager Performing Arts
Entrepreneur Business
Technical Architect Information Management
Studio Production Media
Quality Assurance Analyst Commercial and Retail Banking
Light Designer Theatre Production
Audience Services Manager Performing Arts
Label Manager Recording Productions

Recent Employers

School of Visual Arts Advance Lighting & Production Services
Boston Symphony Orchestra Plow Shares Media
Napa Valley Opera House Suicide Squeeze Records
Wells Fargo Bank Manhattan Theatre Club
Media Designs Interactive Crain Consulting
Shirley Reaback Early Childhood Center

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Theatre

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Ability to break complex ideas into simpler components
Creative problem solving
Good interpretive skills

Attention to detail
Ability to function well under pressure
Good time management skills
Flexibility and adaptability

Public speaking skills
Clear and clean oral and written communication
Gives clear directions

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Character and time period research
Ability to research a part in order to gain motivation and perspective

Ability to produce imaginative and creative work
Plan events and generate new ideas

Memorization skills
Organize ideas and materials
Able to manage a complicated production

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Experience working in groups to complete a project
Ability to collaborate

Appreciation of aesthetics
Knowledge of human emotion
Able to change perspective

Ability to convey thoughts, ideas, and emotions through movement and speech

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