Communication, Theatre Arts and Innovative Media

Theatre Arts

THE HENDERSON STATE UNIVERSITY THEATRE AND DANCE PROGRAM equips students with a balanced education, both intellectual and artistic. In a program fostering individual initiative, creativity, and responsibility, HSU students cultivate performance, design, and technology skills through practical stagecraft.

Our program creates a bridge between training and career. At HSU, you’ll discover your path.

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        • ONE-ON-ONE, PERSONALIZED ATTENTION. Our small class sizes allow for individualized mentorships with faculty.
        • IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY. From the moment you begin your training at Henderson, you are eligible to be cast, serve on production crews, and assist designers in the creative process of play-making.
        • PROFESSIONAL GUEST ARTISTS. Additional training and networking opportunities with industry professionals are provided each year.
        • INTERNSHIPS AND CONFERENCES. Our program regularly offers support for travel and assists students in securing professional theatre internships during their tenure at HSU.
        • SCHOLARSHIPS. The Theatre and Dance program offer multiple scholarships to students who show promise, drive, dedication, and maintain good academic standing.

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Lacy Klinger
Director of Theatre