Welcome to our links page! Scroll down for info about local theatre, college theatre programs in Texas, scholarships for students planning to major in Theatre Arts, and practical careers in the field of theater.

See Local Theatre:

CTX Live Theatre

Playhouse Smithville

Bastrop Opera House

Shakespeare at Winedale

Texas Performing Arts

Zach Theatre

Zilker Theatre Productions

Broadway Austin

Broadway San Antonio

Broadway Houston


College Prep:

Choose the Right College Theatre Program for You


Theatre Programs at Texas Public Universities:

Texas State University

University of Texas

Texas A&M University

Angelo State University

Lamar University

Midwestern State University

Prairie View A&M University

Sam Houston State University

Stephen F. Austin State University

Sul Ross State University

Tarleton State University

Texas A&M International University

Texas A&M University Commerce

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi

Texas A&M University Kingsville

Texas Southern University

Texas Tech University

Texas Women’s University

University of Texas Arlington

UT Dallas

University of Texas at El Paso

University of Texas of the Permian Basin

University of Houston

University of North Texas

West Texas A&M University


Theatre Programs at Texas Private Universities

Abilene Christian University

Austin College

Baylor University

Concordia University

East Texas Baptist University

Hardin-Simmons University

Howard Payne University

KD Conservatory College of Film and Dramatic Arts

Lubbock Christian University

McMurry University

Our Lady of the Lake University

Rice University

St. Edwards University

Schreiner University

Southern Methodist University

Southwestern University

St. Mary’s University

Texas Christian University

Texas Lutheran University

Texas Wesleyan University

Trinity University

University of Dallas

University of Mary Hardin Baylor

University of St. Thomas

University of the Incarnate Word


 Theatre Programs at Texas Junior & Community Colleges

Alvin College

Amarillo College

Angelina College

Austin Community College

Blinn College

Brazosport College

Central Texas College

Coastal Bend College

College of the Mainland

Del Mar College

El Paso Community College

Galveston College

Grayson College

Hill College

Houston Community College

Howard College

Kilgore College

Laredo Community College

Lee College

McLennan  Community College

Navarro College

Northeast Texas Community College

Odessa College

Panola College

Paris Junior College

San Jacinto College

South Plains College

South Texas College

Tarrant County College

Texarkana College

Trinity Valley Community College

Tyler Junior College

Weatherford College

Western Texas College

Wharton County Junior College


Scholarships Available for Theatre Arts Majors:

Remember that each department usually has a few scholarships available to prospective students, so you can use any of the links above to see each department’s scholarship offerings.  This is by no means an all-inclusive list of the many scholarship options available to high school students in our district. Please continue your search for financial assistance beyond just these resources to maximize the amount of help you can get with meeting your college goals.

US Department of Education – Financial Assistance

Texas Interscholastic League Foundation Scholarships

Las Casas Performing Arts Scholarship Competition

Texas Educational Theatre Association Scholarships

Texas Theatre Adjudicators & Officials Scholarship

Robert W. Thunen Memorial Scholarship


Theatre Career Resources and Professional Organizations:

What can I do with a theatre degree?

Spotlight on Broadway Professions Guide

Texas Educational Theatre Association

League of Professional Theatre Women

Association for Theatre in Higher Education

Educational Theatre Association

National Alliance for Musical Theatre

Actor’s Equity Association

American Society of Theatre Consultants

Entertainment Services and Technology Association

Theatre Communications Group

United States Institute for Theatre Technology

National Association of Schools of Theatre

Alliance of Special Effects & Pyrotechnic Operators

American Film Institute

Casting Society of America

Set Decorators Society of America

Stage Managers’ Association

Director’s Guild of America

International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees

American Theatre Critic’s Association

American Association of Community Theatre

Costume Society of America

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society

Screen Actors Guild

League of Historic American Theatres