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Earn your degree in Theatre Arts.
Nestled in the center of a bustling economic and cultural corridor, Parkside is a great place to earn your degree in Theatre Arts. You'll love our nationally-recognized faculty, state-of-the-art rehearsal spaces, design labs, and performance venues, and career-launching internships at places like American Players Theatre, First Stage Children's Theatre, the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, and many more.
You'll learn about all aspects of theatre, making you a well-rounded actor, designer, director, or other theatre professional. You'll put learning into action in our company model, where you'll perform, direct, design, manage, and lead alongside peers, faculty, and visiting artists. With an average 92% placement rate for our graduates, we are confident you will be working in the industry upon graduation.
You major in Theatre Arts. We major in you.
How we support our students.
We surround you with the kind of support you need to succeed.
That support starts with our dedicated transfer team and continues with you through high-quality advising, financial aid counseling, tutoring and academic success coaching, career and internship guidance, and more. For adult students (which is often the case for transfer students), we even have a team devoted solely to helping you achieve your very best Parkside experience.
We love seeing our students succeed, and we are excited to prove that to you.