About Us

Who We Are and What We Do

The Department of Theatre & Film at the University of Mississippi offers great artistic and academic opportunities. Our students receive individualized attention from a faculty with extensive professional experience and we create performance, design and stage management opportunities for all of our students, including freshmen. We offer a wide selection of courses in areas including musical theatre; acting; costume, lighting, scenic, and sound design; film production and film acting; dance; and history.

The department offers three undergraduate degreesThe BFA in Theatre Arts, emphasis in Acting for Stage & Screen, the BFA in Theatre Arts, emphasis Design & Theatre Production, the BFA in Film Production and the BA in Theatre Arts. We offer a minor in Theatre Arts support the College of LIberal Arts' interdisciplinary cinema minor.


We have 20 full-time faculty members, allowing for a 1:6 faculty-to-student ratio that creates a supportive and artistic and academic environment. The department typically enrolls 110-150 majors.

Theatre & Film at the University of Mississippi produces a full season of main-stage shows every season. All students are welcome to audition and BAs and freshmen are frequently cast. Students are encouraged to participate in Ghostlight Repertory Theatre and Ole Miss Student Dance, which are student-produced, student-directed & choreographed, and student-performed.