Theatre Management - Overview

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Sponsoring Department: Theatre

Module Coordinator (main student contacts): Barbara Butts and Diane Claussen

Committee of Instruction: Michael Rohd

Module Advisor: John Haas

This module will prepare students to begin careers as theatre managers and leaders after graduating from Northwestern University.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of professional theatre management in America today.
  • Articulate an individual theatre management and leadership point of view.
  • Demonstrate practical theatre producing and management skills, including staff and volunteer leadership and management, production management, stage management, budgeting, contracts and negotiations, developing new works, community engagement and marketing and fundraising within the Wirtz Center.