Today’s theater landscape demands cutting-edge artistry and a collaborative, entrepreneurial spirit. Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s contemporary theater program provides rigorous ensemble-based training and a safe, experimental space that will prepare you to be a bold innovator for the 21st-century stage.


  • B.F.A.
    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater: Contemporary Theater
    Four-Year Program

Meet Your Mentors

Virtual Experiments Give Igor Golyak’s Local Theater a Global Stage

Conservatory faculty member Igor Golyak’s innovations in virtual theater making have attracted a worldwide audience and big-time collaborators. 

Student Spotlight

Raúl Ávila Talks Artistic Transformation

"Instead of only being an actor, I now consider myself a theater maker, and I am ready to take on the world. I want to keep telling stories that are timely, compelling, and intersectional."

By the Numbers

  • 65 Contemporary Theater Undergraduates
  • 19 Contemporary Theater Faculty
  • 10 Average Class Size

Faculty Spotlight

Q&A with Alli Ross

Contemporary Theater faculty member Alli Ross teaches Ensemble Performance Lab and Theater Community Engagement in the Conservatory's B.F.A. in contemporary theater program.

Alli Ross
Faculty, Contemporary Theater

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