Actors on stage of play

WORK (/wərk/ noun, verb)

Scene from Metamorphoses

On the stage, in the classroom, scene shop, design studio, or rehearsal hall, the work of students and faculty at Wofford is characterized by:
   • Habits of intellectual and artistic rigor
   • The joys and challenges of collaboration
   • Perseverance, generosity, and creativity
   • Self-discipline and commitment
   • The ability to rise to challenges under pressure

What you will acquire as a Wofford Theatre major will prepare you well for many careers: you might pursue a career as an actor, director, lawyer, physician, secondary school teacher or entrepreneur; you might pursue an MFA in Acting, Directing or Design, an MA or PhD in Dramatic Literature, English, or Philosophy; or you might found your own theatre company. 

"We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and work." ~ Jesse Owens

"Construct your determination with sustained effort, controlled attention, and concentrated energy. Opportunities never come to those who wait…they are captured by those who dare to work." ~ J. Meyer