The cast of a Cedarville stage production performs in front of elaborate background

Theatre Design Minor

About the Theatre Design Minor

The theatre design minor will equip you to create effective, pleasing scenery, lighting, and costumes to complement theatre productions. This minor must be combined with a major (in any field) in order to graduate with your bachelor’s degree and be fully prepared for your chosen career path.

Program Highlights

  • 18–19 semester hours in costuming, stagecraft, lighting, and scene design

Consider These Majors

Students studying theatre design may consider these majors:

  • Music
  • Studio Art
  • Worship
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Theatre Scholarships

We are proud to offer Theatre Scholarships to new theatre majors, ranging from $1,000–$2,000. Awards are based on your audition or design portfolio review, theatrical experience, academic merit, and financial need.

Associate designer Donald N. C. Jones helps Josiah Hutchings prepare for one of Cedarville’s award-winning theater productions.

Theatre Program Receives Multiple Awards

The Dayton Theatre Hall of Fame recognized Cedarville theatre productions with numerous DayTony awards.

Art, Design, and Theatre

Cedarville University offers innovative art, design, and theatre programs within a vibrant, Christ-centered learning community.

Placement Success

We’re proud of our successful graduates! 98% of 2016 graduates from the Department of Art, Design, and Theatre were employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Check out Cedarville’s other placement rates.

Program Curriculum

Sample courses:
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