Theatre & Film
Theatre student applying makeup at Berea College

Berea College


Welcome to the vibrant world of theatre and film at Berea College, where creativity takes center stage and storytelling comes to life!

Our Theatre & Film Department is a thriving hub of artistic expression and innovation. Whether you're a budding actor, a passionate filmmaker, an aspiring musical theatre performer, or a dedicated member of our crew, our department offers a rich tapestry of opportunities for you to explore, learn, and grow! With a range of programs, including a Theatre Major, Theatre Minor, Film Minor, and Musical Theatre Minor, we invite you to embark on a transformative journey where the spotlight is on you.

Join us as we cultivate the next generation of storytellers and stagecraft artists in a close-knit and supportive community dedicated to the pursuit of theatrical excellence!

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“Topdog/Underdog” is a darkly comic fable of brotherly love and family identity, telling the story of two brothers Lincoln and Booth, names given to them as a joke by their father. Haunted by the past and their obsession with the street con game, three-card monte, the brothers come to learn the true nature of their history.

About Us

Berea College Theatre is the primary on-campus theatre organization, producing an assortment of student and faculty-directed Mainstage productions each academic year. The Theatre Department also supports a co-curricular Labor Department, with 28 full-time positions available to students. From onstage to behind the scenes, and everything in between, students learn the foundations of a fully operating theatre through hands-on experience.

Contact Us

Berea College | Jelkyl Drama Center | CPO 2148 | Berea, KY 40408 | 859-985-3300