Life After Ursinus

Ursinus College’s Theater and Dance programs offer historical, critical, and
practical training in the performing arts. Whether you pursue a career in the
arts or take a class or perform on our stages, the Ursinus Theater and Dance
programs will prepare you for a life in which critical thinking, aesthetic
awareness, and communication are integral components.

An Ursinus education is founded on leadership, innovation, and discernment.

Our rigorous liberal arts degree in Theater or Dance prepares students to live the questions that give their journeys meaning while also giving them a competitive edge in their pursuit of professional work and graduate education in both the arts and other fields.

Not only do our students enjoy successful careers and earn graduate degrees in Theater and Dance, but they also use the self-knowledge and skills they have honed to pivot and thrive in other fields like Communications, Education, Public Service, Library and Information Studies, Business Management, and Public Relations, among others.

Selected Graduate Admissions

A sampling of the graduate schools to which our alumni have been admitted include:

  • New York University
  • Cornell University
  • Brown University
  • Emerson College
  • The New School
  • Monmouth University
  • American University
  • George Washington University

Professional Training Acceptances

Our students have been accepted into professional training programs such as:

  • Atlantic Acting School
  • New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts
  • Stella Adler Studio of Acting

Career Resume, Tips and Resources for Theater & Dance Graduates

Meet Our Alumni

Abbie Cichowski Kim

Abbie Cichowski Kim

Class of 2010 | North Wales, PA

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Myla Haan

Myla Haan

Class of 2021 | Lexington, MA

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Zach Shamberg

Zach Shamberg

Class of 2010 | Harrisburg, PA

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David Walters

David Walters

Class of 2018 | Washington, DC

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