Academic Program


Academic Programs

0ne of the finest and most active undergraduate Theatre programs in the country can be found at Northern Michigan University. If you’re interested in pursuing a theatre related career, and are willing to work hard to gain the necessary experience and skills, then a Theatre and Entertainment Arts degree from NMU may be for you.

What to Do With a Major in Theatre & Entertainment Arts? Majoring in Theatre


NMU theatre majors are FEARLESS IN THE FACE OF stepping out of the classroom and onto the stage

As a Theatre and Entertainment Arts major, you will have the opportunity to become involved in all NMU theatrical productions, from acting to directing to working on production and technical crews. These are all experiences from which you will gain critical knowledge and acquire marketable skills and competencies.















The FRT offers offstage opportunities as well. Many students find employment in both our Costume and Scene shops.

Costume Shop

Scene Shop

From sewing to sizing, the costume shop makes sure our actors are always looking fabulous.

From assembling the pieces of a set, to putting it all together on stage, our scene shop is always bustling with activity. 




    Bachelor Degree Program

    Minor Program