Internships and Opportunities

The Theater Department has forged strong relationships with theaters and dance institutions throughout Philadelphia, providing many internship opportunities for students. Theater students have interned with

Learn more about career, internship and other opportunities.

Careers

Graduates are prepared for future careers in the fields of 

  • acting,
  • directing,
  • education,
  • set, costume, lighting and sound design,
  • scene painting,
  • properties,
  • scenic carpentry, and
  • stage management.

Outcomes

Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Theater Major may include the following examples.

Career

Median Salary*

Actors

-

Art, Drama, & Music Teachers, Postsecondary

$66,930.00

Audio & Video Equipment Technicians

$42,190.00

Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

$58,660.00

General & Operations Managers

$100,410.00

Middle School Teachers

$57,720.00

Secondary School Teachers

$59,170.00

Self-Enrichment Education Teachers

$38,440.00

Set & Exhibit Designers

$53,090.00

Sound Engineering Technicians

$55,810.00

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).