Program Details

Live performances presented by Inver Hills Theatre give our community of students, staff, faculty, and audience members many reasons to love the most collaborative of all the performing arts:

Theatre emboldens self-expression.
Theatre thrives on creativity.
Theatre vitalizes empathy.
Theatre is a great escape…if only for an hour or two.
Theatre will make you laugh.
Theatre will make you cry.
Theatre tells you how it is.

Theatre at Inver Hills

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Transfer Information

With this Theatre A.F.A. Transfer Pathway, you will be able to transfer as a junior to a theatre arts baccalaureate program at six Minnesota State universities:

MN private colleges

Additional Transfer Pathway agreements have been established by various MN private colleges. Visit for the most up to date information.

Student Clubs

Film Club

Purpose: Provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to express themselves through the film.


Student Life

Theater Club

Purpose: Provide a safe and comfortable environment for students to express themselves through the dramatic arts; the club also provides opportunities for those interested in theater production, acting, costuming, stage management, lighting, directing, and more.

Improv Club

Purpose: Provide students with improvisational performance opportunities where dialogue, action, story line and characters are developed collaboratively by actors or players in present time.


Lisa Weaver
Theatre Instructor

Theatre at Inver Hills Adds Up

What you’ll accomplish as a student in our Theatre program:

  1. Experience opening nights of theatrical performances
  2. Tell memorable stories that thrill, chill, and move audiences
  3. Enhance your creative side
  4. Discover your ability to bring characters to life on stage
  5. Collaborate with likeminded student actors, directors, and production specialists
  6. Construct sets, design lighting, and contribute to full-scale theater productions
  7. Work directly with knowledgeable, student-focused theatre faculty with vast experience in the theatre industry
  8. Perform live in superb theatre venues
  9. Save money and continue your academic and professional careers with less student debt

According to U.S. News & World Report, national student loan debt topped $1.7 trillion in the second quarter of 2021, or roughly $740 billion more than U.S. total credit card debt.

In Minnesota, 900,000 student loan borrowers owe an average $31,250 in federal and private student debt. That debt translates into an average monthly payment topping $250. 

Tuition and fees for one year at Inver Hills costs a little less than $5,500. Compare that to $15,000 to $20,000 at a for-profit college, or $40,000 to $50,000+ at a private college or university. You can complete your first two years at Inver Hills getting a topflight, hands-on education from knowledgeable, caring and experienced faculty and then transfer to a four-year school as a junior all while saving thousands of dollars.