In the past several years Western students have successfully transferred into the following theatre programs, to name a few: 

  • Boise State University 
  • Brigham Young University 
  • Central Washington University 
  • Colorado Mesa University 
  • Cornish College of the Arts 
  • Colorado State University 
  • Dickinson State University 
  • Idaho State University 
  • San Diego State University
  • San Jose State University 
  • Southern Utah University 
  • University of Colorado Denver 
  • University of Idaho 
  • University of Montana
  • University of Utah 
  • University of Wyoming 
  • Utah State University 
  • Utah Valley University 
  • Weber State University 
  • Westminster College  


Before Western I only knew how to act and sing, but after coming to Western I am not only more confident in my singing and acting, but have also learned how to create choreography, stage manage, direct, music direct, build costumes and sets, and do publicity and marketing for shows. These are all things I doubt I would have had the opportunity to do in the first two years at a four year university. And now in transferring to a four year school, I can confidently say, I am a more well-rounded performer.-— Marie Howell (Class of 2019, AA in Musical Theatre)


I loved being able to get a quality education so close to home. The scholarships awarded to me made my educational experience super affordable. I got to learn from a variety of full time faculty and guest artists so I learned multiple perspectives on the art of musical theatre and a variety of acting techniques. I made lifelong connections from the small class sizes and close knit atmosphere western theatre provides. Most importantly, i got to perform in multiple full length productions in my first 2 years which is unheard of in large 4 year theatre programs!-— Emily Brooke Johnson (Class of 2009, AA in Musical Theatre)


I love life at Western, especially as a Technical Theatre major. The theatre department here is amazing. You get hands on experience here that you can’t get anywhere else and they throw you into it right away so you don’t have to wait until you’re a senior to get an opportunity. The directors and faculty here understand how important academics are and they really want you to succeed. They will help and work with you if you go to them. We get to do amazing quality theatre, work with outstanding people, and make sure that we accomplish all that we need and more.-— AJ Maughan (Class of 2020, AA in Technical Theatre)

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