W.D. Powell Theatre

1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305


The Theatre program at Union University fully supports the university's goal to be excellence-driven, Christ-centered, people-focused, and future-directed. The program's mission statement parallels that of the university in the following ways:

  • To be excellence-driven, by pursuing a professional approach to production, as well as providing access to theatre opportunities in various fields.
  • To be Christ-centered, offering intimate classroom settings with practical experiences taught from a biblical worldview.
  • To be people-focused by offering numerous theatrical opportunities involving a host of participants both on and off stage.
  • To be future-directed by helping to focus the callings of our students in a number of directions
    • Preparation for graduate school
    • Teacher licensure (K-12)
    • Preparation for service in church related artistic ministries
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