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Theatre at Northwest

Pursue your passion in our community of creators and performers.

The Theatre Northwest community is a family. Home to students who are perfecting their craft with each performance. Bearcats successfully work as professional actors, directors and designers in theatre. We welcome students to jump into productions in their first-year to accelerate their profession-based learning experiences.

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Theatre Scholarships

Theatre scholarships at Northwest are awarded annually to New First-Year Theatre Majors (including Transfer students) and Returning Theatre Majors and Minors.

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Northwest students are Career Ready. Day One.

Coming to Northwest and feeling like I’ve mastered something has changed my confidence about everything. Without that, I don’t think I would be ready to take the next step.

Bri Fuller
Technical Theatre

First-year Student Showcase

The First-year Student Showcase introduces audiences to Theatre Northwest’s new performing arts majors while orienting the students with the people and practices of the theatre program. As in the past 31 years, the production is performed by an all-first-year student cast.


First-year Student Showcase

Speaking Bearcats

The Speaking Bearcats forensics team has claimed more than 40 national championships since 2009. Students interested in debate and traveling the country to compete in speech and debate are encouraged to contact Brian Swafford at

Speaking Bearcats

Alpha Psi Omega

A national honor society for theatre majors. A highlight for this group is an annual touring children’s show that donates the proceeds to a local charity.

Alpha Psi Omega


Fine and Performing Arts
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