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Mission Statement

The Theatre Program follows a five part mission, designed to complement the larger mission of the University, while emphasizing the unique qualities that our form offers within society:

  1. to prepare students as effective leaders in society through a solid liberal arts education;

  2. to prepare a new generation of theatre artists as entrepreneurs;

  3. to educate tomorrow's arts advocates about the importance of a society's cultural expression;

  4. to preserve and expand the tradition of theatre through creative research;

  5. to enrich the cultural and educational life of the Hampton Roads community.

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