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 Contemporary Theater
    Four-Year Program

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

Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Sharmarke Yusuf

Sharmarke Yusuf (B.F.A. '20, contemporary theater) has long had an interest in writing, and he began to take it seriously as an area of focus after taking a playwriting class at the Conservatory. He is currently pursuing a creative writing minor, which includes Berklee College of Music courses.

Sharmarke Yusuf
Class of 2020
B.F.A., Contemporary Theater

By the Numbers

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

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