We don't just want our students to change the world, we expect it!

Buffalo State's Theater Department strives to provide the highest caliber of theater training for student artists. Theater students who are well versed in a variety of disciplines can push the performing arts in new and exciting directions.

Students are encouraged to use the skills they learn on and behind the stage, in front of the camera, and in all aspects of their lives. The Theater Department empowers students to influence their world in powerful, positive ways.



Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

The B.A. program in theater combines rigorous training that embraces professional standards in the studio, the classroom, and production with a liberal arts education.

Concentrations: Performance, Production

Minors: Theater, Dance

This Week!


This year’s annual faculty-choreographed dance concert, Blue Prints, will feature works inspired by the world of architecture.  The works will reflect perceptions on architecture as a physical landmark, architectural design, and the construction of architecture.

Performances: April 29–30 and May 1–2 at 8:00 p.m. and May 2 at 2:00 p.m.
Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall

Buy tickets now.

  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Footloose
  • The Brothers Size
  • The Importance of Being Earnest
  • Blue Prints: Dance and Architecture


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