The department offers majors that are individually tailored to the unique goals and objectives of each student-and the theatre major can be augmented with additional classes in art, dance, music, communication and creative writing.
  • Hope offers a depth of training and a breadth of opportunities in both performance and design that are rare among theatre programs at liberal arts colleges.
  • The college offers independent study opportunities for students in many different areas, collaborating closely with faculty on productions and also creating theatre pieces with teams composed entirely of students.
  • The department stages plays and musicals in a 475-seat proscenium-thrust theatre and a flexible studio theatre and has production facilities including fully-equipped scene and costume shops.
  • The Hope Summer Repertory Theatre provides opportunities for internships and apprenticeships.
  • Students pursue off-campus study and internships in such places as Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City, Dublin, London and Liverpool
  • Students interact with guest actors, directors, designers, playwrights and stage managers.
  • The department's programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
  • Prospective majors can audition for a Distinguished Artist Award, a scholarship that is renewable up to four years.
Hope College Department of Theatre

141 East 12th Street

Holland, MI 49423

Prof. Daina Robins