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School of Theatre and Dance
Theatre Education

       East Carolina University’s Theatre Program is an Institutional member of The National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)                                       
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School of Theatre and Dance Audition Procedure

All Theatre Arts Performance BFAs, Theatre Arts Education majors, students in advanced theatre techniques classes, and intended Theatre for Youth concentration students are REQUIRED to audition for main-stage and Theatre for Youth–Storybook Theatre productions.

The Theatre Arts Education Program at East Carolina University is comprised of outstanding studio, internship, classroom, and performance/technical experiences. Students are able to participate in the Arts Smart Performing Arts Series for Children, and Family Fare for onsite experiences in theatre education training.


Training is further enhanced through participation in performance and technical theatre for mainstage, studio, directing projects, and workshop productions at East Carolina University.


Licensure in Theatre Education is K-12 and requires 128 semester hours of study and internship experience.

Audition/interview information for Theatre Education:

There are no auditions at this time.  Please check back soon.


ECU cannot confirm whether any of its courses or programs meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. ECU strongly encourages students to contact applicable licensing boards in states they wish to pursue licensure prior to seeking admission or beginning study in an academic program.