Backstage features Augsburg College’s theater program

Augsburg College theater productionBackstage magazine’s 2012 Fall College Guide named Augsburg College one of the top five U.S. institutions for theater majors who wish to continue their studies professionally.

In the article “On the Boards & Chalkboards” —released October 25, 2012—Backstage recommended an Augsburg education for “enterprising, driven students looking to climb the [professional] ladder in double time.”

The article described the three academic concentrations the College offers theater majors, highlighted Augsburg’s course offerings, and emphasized the theater program’s proximity to the renowned, Minneapolis-based Guthrie Theater.

Read the full story on our Theater Distinctions page. Read the Backstage story.


Apply for the Theater Fine Arts Scholarship

The Fine Arts Scholarship in Theatre is awarded to incoming students who have demonstrated ability and exceptional potential for growth in theatre— including acting and design/technical— and who plan to actively participate in theatre at Augsburg.

To be considered for a Fine Arts Scholarship in Theater, applicants must:

Amount: $3,000 per year and is renewable for four years.
Priority Deadline for Application: January 11, 2013.
Final Deadline for Application: January 31, 2013

See the Fine Arts Scholarship in Theatre page for full details.

Why Study Theater at Augsburg?

Darcey Engen, Theater Department Chair, tells why Augsburg is a great place to study theater.