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Welcome to the Theatre Department at UWO

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh’s award-winning Theatre Department offers a program combining personalized attention with a full range of classroom and production opportunities. The theatre major exposes students to all aspects of the theatrical arts and allows students to focus their training in acting, design, technology and playwriting.


Graduates of the program will earn their Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts. Additionally, students are invited to explore an area of concentration in the following:

  • Acting
  • Design
  • Theatre Administration
  • Integrated Emphasis (Stage Management or Directing)

Earn College Credit in High School

High school students from Oshkosh North and Oshkosh West interested in majoring in Theatre at UW Oshkosh can participate in the Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) 1+3 Theatre Program and earn their degree in just three years.

Scholarships available for UWO Theatre Students

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh offers several scholarships for students. Use the Academic Works scholarship website to search and apply for scholarships.

2022-2023 Theatre Season

Contact Us

Buy Tickets at box office

(920) 424 – 4417

Theatre Office (920) 424-7042
Costume Shop (920) 424-0286
Scene Shop (920) 424-7051

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(920) 424-4425
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