Who We Are

The Theatre Department offers students three emphases with its Theatre major: Performance; Production; and P–12 Teaching. Students have many opportunities to be involved in theatre, both on and off campus. We strongly encourage them to take advantage of the strength of our department by getting to know our faculty.

Our Mission

The Theatre Department at Seattle Pacific has as its mission and vision to educate, train, and prepare theatre artists of character and competence who will engage and transform culture through faithful use of their creative gifts and talents. We help students learn to model the inherent connections between the theatre arts and Christian faith that comment on the human condition and experience, and reflect the human spirit.

Learning Outcomes

Studying theatre, peforming theatre, and otherwise engaging in the world and work of theatre offers students many benefits:.

  • To value the art of creative teamwork.
  • To build and develop character and interpersonal communication skills.
  • To learn how to think creatively.
  • To learn self-direction and commitment.
  • To discover the immense satisfaction of a challenging, many-faceted job well done.

As career preparation, the study of theatre offers students challenges and meaningful rewards. Students’ participation in this human endeavor is one that can change their lives and change the world.