Speech & Theatre
The Speech & Theatre major can help prepare students for many career opportunities including work in the specific areas of theater production or performance as well as the related areas of advertising, television, film, recreation, education, and management. Theatre study includes a comprehensive study in theater, practical experience in professional production, and a solid background in the liberal arts. Talent, commitment, energy, and discipline are key personal qualities required for successful theater careers.
Many occupations today require a college educated individual who can write and speak well, solve problems, learn new information quickly and work well with others on a team. This means that college graduates use their education in a wide variety of fields, and your future career may relate more to your personal career interests, work values and transferable skills than any specific academic major. However, the following list contains a representative sample of job titles for a Speech & Theatre major. Use this as an idea list, and remember that it represents some, but certainly not all, of the careers you might consider.
Students obtaining employment immediately upon graduation are usually those with the best college records and a willingness to relocate to find a job. Some of these jobs also require education beyond a bachelors' degree.
Related Career Titles for Speech & Theater Majors
Acting Coach Costumer Media Planner Script Coach Actor Critic Media Salesperson Script Manager Actress Customer Service Manager Mediator Special Events Coordinator Admissions Director Development Officer/Fund Raiser Mime Stage Manager Advertising/Marketing Specialist Director Model Stand-In Agent Drama Coach Movie Theater Manager Student Affairs Specialist Amusement Park Entertainer Equipment Operator Narrator Stunt Coordinator Animal-Talent Coordinator Facilities Manager Negotiator/Mediator Stunt-person Announcer Foreign Correspondent Paralegal Talent Manager Art Director Health Educator Playwright Talent Scout Booking Manager Human Resource Specialist Producer Teacher- Elementary, High School, College Broadcast Journalist Impersonator Program Assistant Theater Manager Business Manager Instructor, Theater Arts Prop Manager Ticket Sales Coordinator Buyer Labor Relations Specialist Public Affairs Officer Tour Guide Casting Director Lighting Director Public Relations Specialist Tourism Director Communication Technology Specialist Lighting Operator Puppeteer Training & Development Specialist Community Affairs Officer Lobbyist Radio/TV Announcer Video Store Manager Copy Writer Magician Recruiter Writer/Editor Costume Designer Make-up Artist Sales Representative
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