Contemporary Theater

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.

Degree Offered

B.F.A.

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Theater

Four-Year Program
Program Description

Your Department

Our students' original devised work, "Displaced: A Response to Qurban," won three national awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival in 2018: the Kennedy Center Citizen Artist Award; the Outstanding Sound Design and Composition award; and the Distinguished Production of a Devised or Company Generated Work award.

By the Numbers

28
Contemporary Theater Undergraduates
19
Contemporary Theater Faculty
10
Average Class Size

Boston Conservatory at Berklee is the only conservatory that offers a cutting-edge B.F.A. in contemporary theater.

Student Spotlight

Shreya Navile

Q&A with Shreya Navile

Current student Shreya Navile (B.F.A. '19, contemporary theater) discusses her learning experiences and why she loves the Conservatory.

Shreya Navile Contemporary Theater

Faculty Spotlight

Alli Ross Image

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