Major and Minor Guides:

Criticism Focus
Video Production Focus
Theatre Focus

Links to Student Organizations

S.E.T – Student Experimental Theatre

Student Experimental Theatre provides opportunities for growing actors, directors, and designers to develop new skills and refine previous expertise within the study of theatrics. Students learn the creative and technical processes involved in productions and work with other members to enrich the progressive nature of theatre. S.E.T. creates a safe, respectful, and collaborative space for the exploration and potential of the fine art of theatrical performance.
Student Experimental Theatre on Facebook

WARC Radio

The Mission of WARC 90.3FM Meadville, Pennsylvania is to operate and promote a professional alternative radio station and serve as an educational tool for listeners and disc jockeys alike. WARC 90.3FM is a non-commercial, student-run college station, an alternative in an overwhelmingly for-profit, corporate media system. WARC has a regular programming schedule with shows hosted by Allegheny College students, faculty, and staff from around the college. It is a unique opportunity for Gators who wish to learn radio production, try their DJ-ing skills, or develop politically engaging talk shows.
WARC on Facebook

AFTV – Allegheny Film and Television

The mission of AFTV is to give students, regardless of whether or not they formally study film and production, the opportunity to learn and further practice film techniques. We hope to grow our film community and have a presence on campus.
AFTV – Allegheny Film and Television on Facebook

Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta is the official Communication Studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As a member of the Association of Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has over 400 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. Allegheny College is home to the Tau Eta chapter of Lambda Pi Eta.
Lambda Pi Eta on Facebook

Funding Available to Students

Jeffrey L.  McClendon DMD ’77 and Sharon Richey-McClendon ’78 Internship Endowment

Support for continuing Allegheny students completing internships at performing arts organizations or pursuing training opportunities outside the college is available through the Jeffrey L. McClendon DMD ’77 and Sharon Richey-McClendon ’78 Internship Endowment. Preference is given to those students who will be in New York City and the northeast United States. To apply, please speak with Professor Mark Cosdon. Awards will be made at the discretion of the Theatre faculty, in consultation with the Director of Career Education.

Dr. Bernard B. Engel, Class of 1957, and Bette Oliver Engel Fund

Seniors completing senior projects in theatre and film/video production, may apply for support from the Dr. Bernard B. Engel, Class of 1957, and Bette Oliver Engel Fund. Monies may be used for supplies, travel, archival materials, and other resources that help ensure the success of the senior project. Awards are made at the discretion of the department faculty.

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