College for Women | School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences

Theater Performance

The theater performance minor deepens the reach and influence of your oral communication capabilities. Through the lens of theater, you'll discover the impact of textual analysis, explore how physical and vocal delivery choices shape perceptions, and experience the power of collaborative and creative work.

what can I do with a minor in Theater Performance?

For any career in which oral communication is an integral component, a minor in theater performance prepares you to interact with impact. According to a recent report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, verbal communication is the most important candidate skill in new college graduates.

what will I study?

You'll attend and review performances in theaters throughout the Twin Cities and meet visiting artists in the Theater in the Twin Cities course. In the Directing: Event Production class, you learn the craft of directing and event planning, which includes how to analyze audiences, develop budgets and realize your idea. Voice in the Workplace will empower you to develop an impactful and effective speaking voice.

why St. Kate’s?

At St. Kate's, you'll study theater within a rich liberal arts environment that develops your creativity and leadership skills.

Our small class size allows you more hands-on experiences in acting, directing, producing, researching and writing than at larger colleges or universities.

Participate in Theater Performances

Participate onstage or backstage in productions of all types in the Frey Theater and other venues and find a path for your own musical and theatrical creativity.

Internships and Student Job Opportunities

Get hands-on experience with internships and student job positions in stage management, production support, and more! Contact Production Manager Troy Wilhelmson ( about job opportunities or Teresa Lyons Hegdahl ( about internships.

Theater Photos

Want to get a better look at St. Kate's theater? Take a look at our past theatrical productions!

Theater Performance Minor Course Requirements

Theater Performance Minor Course Requirements

Explore the required, supporting and recommended courses.

Core Curriculum

Core Curriculum

The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.



Our faculty are active in theater performance on local and national stages. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers

The St. Kate's Experience

The St. Kate's Experience

This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.