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What Can I Do With A Theatre Degree?
What Can I Do With a Theatre Degree?

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What skills will a theatre major bring to the table?

By Louis Catron


WHAT THEATRE MAJORS LEARN:

THE ADVANTAGES THEATRE MAJORS  HAVE FOR ALL JOBS

Or....

What Can You "Do" with a Theatre Major?  Plenty!

25 Special Advantages YOU Have.

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         Of course theatre majors can "do" theatre.  But they also develop a neatly large number of highly valuable skills that make them valuable employees for any job.  This article seeks to help you recognize your special advantages as a theatre major.... more advantages than almost all other liberal arts grads have. 

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25 SPECIAL ADVANTAGES THE THEATRE MAJOR HAS--- (and may not even know!)

1. Oral Communication Skills

2.  Creative Problem Solving Abilities

3.  More than "get it done"

4.  Motivation and Commitment

5.  Willingness to  Work Cooperatively

6.  The Ability to  Work Independently

7.  Time-budgeting Skills

 8.  Initiative

9.  Promptness and Respect  for Deadlines

10.  Acceptance of Rules

11.  The Ability to Learn Quickly-- AND Correctly

12. Respects for Colleagues

13. Respects for Authority

14.  Adaptability and Flexibility

15.  The Ability to Work  Under Pressure

16.  A Healthy Self-Image

17.  Acceptance of Disappointment-- And Ability to Bounce Back

18.  Self-Discipline

19.  A Goal-Oriented  Approach to Work

20.  Concentration

21.  Dedication

22.  A Willingness to Accept Responsibility

23.  Leadership Skills 

24.  Self-Confidence

25.  Enjoyment -- "This is Fun!"

AND MORE.  MUCH, MUCH MORE

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