A liberal arts education prepares you for the challenges of a changing and unpredictable world, equipping you with the skills to communicate, debate, solve problems and think critically. Here's a sampling of careers paths for dance, drama and film majors.

First Jobs

  • Fashion assistant, Vogue, New York 
  • Artistic apprentice, Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Chicago
  • Set production assistant, The Discovery Channel, Los Angeles
  • Costume shop assistant, Actors Theater, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Founder and artistic director, The Hearth, New York 
  • Project assistant, Accenture, Chicago
  • Editorial assistant, American Theater magazine, New York 
  • Intern, New York Stage and Film
  • Education apprentice, Olney Theater Center, Washington
  • Development fellow, Westport Country Playhouse, Connecticut
  • Digital marketing fellow, Playwrights Horizons, New York
  • Conservatory fellow, American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco
  • Dancer, Atrek St. Louis Dance Collective, St. Louis
  • Production coordinator, Interloper Films, Pasadena, California
  • Instructor, Studio North Academy of the Performing Arts, Wilmette, Illinois
  • Freelance filmmaker, Little Feather Pictures, New York


  • Global marketing director for Star Wars and Indiana Jones, Hasbro
  • Sales agent, Cinetic
  • Writing instructor, The Second City, Chicago
  • Global digital creative director, Marriott International, Bethesda, Maryland
  • Creative programmer, Buzzfeed, Cerritos, California
  • Alpine ski instructor, Jackson Hole Mtn. Resort, Chevy Chase, Maryland
  • Actor/director/teacher, Universal Pictures/HBO, New York
  • Experiential director, Vox Medica, Inc., New York
  • Bookstore owner, Between the Covers, Harbor Springs, Michigan
  • Executive director, Berkshire Opera Festival, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 

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