Why study theatre at La Trobe?

World-class research

We’re ranked 'above world standard' for our research in language, communication and culture.

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Top 200 globally

One of the world’s leading university ranking agencies ranks our arts and humanities subjects among the world’s best.

Times Higher Education (THE), 2020, World University Rankings 2021 by subject: arts and humanities

Most adaptable

Employers ranked La Trobe graduates the most innovative and adaptable in Victoria.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey

Career opportunities in theatre

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study theatre prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Actor
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Workshop facilitator
  • Arts worker

Future employers

Potential employers of theatre graduates include:

  • Theatre companies
  • Community theatre
  • Community arts organisations
  • Education departments
  • Government departments

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