The production program at Marshall University is centered on the belief that the best theatre experiences are based on the collaborative efforts of well informed theatre artists. Marshall’s production students are presented with a sequential series of courses unique to their chosen discipline. Curricula and carefully crafted production calendars are designed to develop an advanced understanding of the art of theatre, focused study within the discipline and applied production opportunities. The success of this approach is sufficient for us to require that our students apply for, and receive, internships and/or professional contracts in their field of study prior to receiving their degree. Graduates wishing to continue their careers in theatrical production, with graduate study or positions in the profession, do so at a rate that approaches 100 percent.