The performance POE allows you to train in movement, voice, speech, acting, theatre history, theatre literature and more. The most interdisciplinary artists will be able to try the integrative media arts POE, which blends theatre with communication, information technology, English and computer science.

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What Our Alumni Are Saying:

"I looked at a ridiculous amount of theatre programs in my college search and the only recurring theme was that I wasn’t going to be able to be in the work until my junior year at the earliest. At Juniata, I got cast in the first major production by the end of my freshman year."

-Nate Frieswyk ’12

  • Actors’ Equity Association
  • American Association of Community Theatre
  • American Federation of TV and Radio Artists
  • American Theater Association
  • Association for Theatre in Higher Education
  • Educational Theatre Association
  • JC Step Team
  • Theatre Communications Group

Stay on Target the Next Four Years

Freshman Year

Increase Self-Awareness
  • Identify interests, values and skills by using FOCUS
  • Meet with a Career Counselor and/or take NDSS 100 Career Planning
  • Develop a professional resume and upload it to
  • Attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops throughout the year
  • Test your interests through student organizations, volunteer work and a summer job/internship

Sophomore Year

Explore Relevant Work Experience
  • Research specific careers and related qualifications
  • Become active in student organizations relevant to your POE; consider a leadership position
  • Update your resume on JuniataJobs and attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops
  • Set Social Networking sites to “private” and maintain professional behavior
  • Attend events with Juniata alumni to build your network;create a profile on Juniata Connect
  • Get a job or internship related to your field of interest

Notable Internship Sites:

  • The Bradford County Regional Arts Council
  • The John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts
  • JPL Productions, Inc.
  • Kingways Learning Center
  • Santa Fe Trail School for the Performing Arts
  • Strawberry Fields, Inc.

Junior Year

Prepare for the Professional World
  • Make employment/graduate school choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and participate in Career Workshops
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Build a professional wardrobe and attend the Etiquette Dinner
  • Simulate a Mock Interview
  • Get an internship related to your field of study

Senior Year

Implement Career Choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and secure quality references
  • Meet with a Career Counselor for your “Senior Meeting”; consider registering for NDSS 205—21st Century Career Search
  • Create a LinkedIn Profile and network with professionals for job leads/grad school information
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Apply to targeted employers/graduate schools: Follow-Up