Bring stories to life on the stage.
Lipscomb University's Department of Theatre is committed to leading the future in arts education through rigorous training, interdisciplinary collaboration, and faith-focused community. On our stages, you will join the next generation of artists who are cultivating the discipline and passion it takes to impact communities and make a difference in many lives around the world. Discover how your talent and training will come together here in a way that will guide you into a meaningful and influential artistic life.
By learning from theatre faculty who are also trained professionals, you will become prepared for a number of successful careers in the industry. Collaborate with local theatre companies in Nashville’s vibrant and growing art scene. Experiment with techniques and artistic endeavors that transform you as an artist as well as your audience. We believe that with a well-rounded, holistic education, developed artistry and grit, you will thrive in an arts career and enrich the world by bringing to light complex truths, global and local issues, and diverse viewpoints.
Live out your potential as a theatre artist who brings stories to life.
Choose from four BFA degree offerings, including musical theatre, acting, directing and design to focus your artistic and academic interests. We also offer two B.A. degrees in general theatre and theatre education.
Join our in-house dance company Foundation Dance Theatre or pick up a dance minor to elevate your artistic expression and enhance your marketability.
Cross-train between theatre and education to prepare for a career in theatre teaching. Lipscomb’s College of Education is ranked #2 in the nation.