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Careers and Internships


Our theatre degrees equip students to work professionally in theatre. In fact, our graduates are proving every day how valuable their degrees are. Some popular careers include:

  • Professional actors
  • Dancers
  • Choreographers
  • Stage managers
  • Set, scenic, properties and lighting designers
  • Technical directors
  • Film makers
  • Tailors, costume designers and wardrobe attendants
  • Pyrotechnic technicians
  • Box office managers
  • Writers
  • Directors

The following Clarion University graduates are thriving in this exciting field:

  • Liz Fisher (‘10), stage manager at Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks
  • Anastasya Jula (’06), tailor on Gossip Girl
  • Matt Barnes (’06), independent film maker
  • Lee Kahle (’05), master electrician and lighting designer at Palace Theatre
  • Danielle Garman (’02), dancer with Sesame Street Live National Tour
  • Trevor Southworth (’01), professional actor at Universal Studios, Orlando
  • Joseph Gourley (’00), freelance scenic designer in New York City

Internships are possible through many of the faculty’s connections to the theatre world. Speak to your advisor about these opportunities.