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"All the world's a stage, And all the men and women merely players..."

If you see the world as the Bard did, then you've found the right place. The W offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Theatre Education, and, through our partnership with Accademia dell'Arte in Tuscany, Italy, a Masters of Fine Art in Physical Theatre.

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Theatre Program

Hone your craft under our expert faculty while learning the art of performance. Theatre Majors at The W study stagecraft, directing, acting, set, lighting and costume design and playwriting.

Theatre Program

Theatre Education

For those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, the state's first-ever bachelor's degree in theatre education is now available through the theatre department at The W.

Theatre Education

Graduate Program

The Master of Fine Arts in Physical Theatre is offered in conjunction with the Accademia dell’Arte in Arezzo, Italy. The program combines the study of movement/dance, Italian language, vocal study, and music with the study of circus arts, the techniques of the commedia dell’arte, and contemporary mime/masks.

Graduate Theatre

Professors assist in production of comedy


COLUMBUS, Miss. -- Two Mississippi University for Women professors are assisting in the performances of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” at New Stage Theatre in Jackson.

`The Taming of the Shrew’ runs April 20-22

The Taming of the Shrew

COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Department of Theatre at the Mississippi University for Women and Blue Line Shakespeare present “The Taming of the Shrew” April 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. in Cromwell Theatre.


Are you ready to join the College of Arts, Sciences, & Education at The W? The application process is easy and we don't have an application fee for undergraduate admissions. We'll even tell you about the scholarships you will receive within a week of being admitted.

Not ready to take the plunge just yet? That's okay, how about scheduling a visit to see the place for yourself.