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

Regional Theater Awards

Boston Conservatory at Berklee Excels at the 2022 Elliot Norton Awards

Conservatory community members won in the categories of Outstanding Performance by an Actor for a Midsize Theater, Outstanding Performance by an Actress for a Midsize Theater, and Outstanding Choreography. 

By the Numbers

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

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."

An Evolving Curriculum

Theater as a Mirror (and Driver) of Social Change

How Boston Conservatory’s theater curriculum is evolving with a changing society and industry.