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Millsaps College Department of Theatre

Learn more about theatre minor requirements and courses in the College Catalog

At Millsaps College we investigate power live imaginary worlds entertain but also provide us with ability see ourselves relationship others. program theatre as humanizing force draws strangers together, challenges stereotypes, builds community, cultivates compassion, provides perspective. We celebrate importance individual create an environment that embraces inclusion, adventure, risk, respect for how integral each function is the overall production process and performance event. Our curriculum offers fully integrated course of study leading to a major or minor theatre. (Please note: Major placed in abeyance effective fall 2011.)

Mission Statement
The Mission of the Department of Theatre at Millsaps College is to:  Cultivate an environment that celebrates the breadth of our humanity, fosters open inquiry, and develops artistic excellence; Train ensemble-based theatre artists in a liberal arts framework; Enhance the educational, social, and cultural experience of our region through bold staging of works that span across cultures and ages.


Read The Northside Sun article about Peter Friedrich, the new assistant professor and director of theatre at Millsaps College.


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