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.



Our Programs

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

Now Showing

Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare. Directed by Jennifer Toohey.
Performances: October 8–11 and October 15–18 at 8:00 p.m. and October 11 and 18 at 2:00 p.m.

Flexible Theatre, Donald Savage Theater and Communication Building

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


Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Donald Savage Building 222
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-6416 •  Fax: (716) 878-4409

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