Theatre major careers
If you've ever wondered what can you do with a theatre major, University of the Cumberlands has put together a sampling of theatre major jobs you might be able to obtain.
As a graduate, and former theatre major at University of the Cumberlands, you’ll have the performance skills you need to pursue a career on the stage, television, movies and entertainment. The acting field is growing – projected to grow 1 percent by 20284. And actors are averaging $20.43 an hour.
Producer or Director2
Take your impact on the industry to the next level as a producer or director. The need for these positions is projected to grow 5 percent in the next decade, making an average of $74,420 across job titles.
Another direction you can take is in teaching – training tomorrow’s stars on the college stage. With a median annual salary of $79,540, employment of post-secondary teachers is projected to grow 11 percent over the next decade.
- Voice-Over Artist
- Community Theater Director
- Television Producer
- Thespian Professor
- Associate Theatre Professor