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

Nondegree: Community Arts Academy

The Mousetrap

A play by Agatha Christie, directed by Jennifer Toohey.

Warren Enters Theatre, Upton Hall

Seven strangers are trapped together in an English guesthouse by a terrible winter storm, when a police inspector arrives to tell them there is a murderer hiding among them, waiting to kill again. Secrets are uncovered and shocking identities are revealed in this spine-tingling thriller. See for yourself why The Mousetrap is by far, the longest running play in history.

Performances on October 27, 28, 29, November 3, 4, 5 at 8pm

Matinee performances on October 29 and November 5 at 2pm


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