Frequently Asked Questions
How do I purchase tickets?
Ticket purchases can be made online https://ttutheatreanddance.tix.com or at the box office at the east entrance of the Maedgen Mainstage Theatre building. Tickets may also be purchased over the phone by calling 806-742-3603. Hours of operation are Noon – 5:30 pm Monday – Saturday during the fall and spring semesters. For the 2020-2021 academic year, the box office is working remotely and tickets can only be purchased over the phone or online.
Do I need to be a Theatre or Dance major to participate in the productions?
Students from any department at Texas Tech University may participate in the productions at the School of Theatre and Dance; and those working on a backstage crew may register for credit. Auditions are open to all students, faculty and staff at the University.
Do first year students get to perform onstage?
Yes, anyone who is right for the role gets to perform onstage.
What type of degrees can be earned in Theatre?
Our School offers the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Dance, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre (Acting, Design/Technology, Musical Theatre), Master of Arts in Dance Studies, Master of Arts in Theatre, Master of Fine Arts in Theatre (Arts Administration, Design, Performance & Pedagogy, and Playwriting), and Doctor of Philosophy in Fine Arts (Theatre).
What can I do once I earn a Theatre degree?
Our theatre graduates have found successful careers working as professional actors, directors, stage managers, and designers as well as art directors, producers, and educators.
Can I use the Theatre & Dance facilities for class related rehearsals?
The Theatre & Dance facilities are mainly used for production work. The School's classes may reserve the theatre and dance spaces through the Production Manager when they are not in use. Due to COVID-19, we are not accepting space reservations for the 2020-21 academic year.