Turn your passion for drama into a marketable skill set that adds value in virtually any profession.
Why Minor in Acting?
For students who shine onstage, a minor in acting can unlock rewarding opportunities in a wide range of fields. Build a rich foundation through courses in acting, theater history, directing and more, then take your education to the next level by acting or directing in departmental productions. You’ll graduate ready to excel as a primary or secondary school teacher, theater educator or drama therapist, or in jobs requiring excellent presentational skills such as law, business or sales.
Why Minor in Acting at Adelphi?
- Benefit from the same rigorous training and hands-on learning opportunities as Adelphi’s acting majors, including options to take extra courses with the Department of Theatre.
- Polish your acting chops by performing in any of the 20 productions Adelphi presents on campus each year.
- Immerse yourself in the Department of Theatre’s vibrant, tight-knit student community and network of successful alumni.
Exceptional Hands-On Learning
At Adelphi, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to take what you’ve learned in the classroom and apply it to real-world scenarios. Students in the acting minor gain extensive exposure to the design, production and business sides of theater alongside an ensemble of dedicated future professionals. You’ll collaborate with theater majors on every aspect of our productions at the Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (recently named one of the 35 best university performing arts centers in the country), from creating costumes and sets to helping run shows backstage.
Transformative Educational Opportunities
All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:
To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements: