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UWSP Arts Management Student Disney Externship

College of Fine Arts and Communication Arts Management Degree

Major, Minor

COMBINE YOUR BUSINESS SKILLS WITH A LOVE FOR THE ARTS

The arts management program, which was established in 1988, is the oldest undergraduate program of its kind in the state. It was recently ranked top in the state, fourth in the Midwest and in the top 25 in the nation on niche.com. Arts management combines skills in business, communication and the arts to promote all facets of the arts. Unlike other programs in the Department of Theatre and Dance, Arts Management requires no audition or interview for admission. 

Arts Management student at internship.

WHY STUDY ARTS MANAGEMENT AT UW-STEVENS POINT?

Arts management combines skills in business, communication and the arts to promote all facets of the arts. Arts managers are responsible for financing and marketing, developing programs, managing facilities, writing grants, and managing personnel to support artists and arts agencies. 

GET INVOLVED ON CAMPUS

Players is a UWSP student organization seeking to provide a place for students to foster their creativity in not only theatre but writing, dance, poetry, and more!
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​Whether you are a recent graduate or a longtime alum, you can make an important difference for today’s students in the College of Fine Arts and Communication. By volunteering to share your story, your network, your career advice, and your successes, you can help guide students through the start of their professional lives as they discover their purpose. You are a vital part of our Pointer family and we look forward to hearing from you!
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WHAT TO EXPECT

UW-Stevens Point offers a wide range of media opportunities on campus for students to become involved with.  Arts Managment student opportunies include:

Internships are required for arts management majors. Each student must complete two, two-credit internships and a 12-credit externship. Internships typically are done locally and might include:

Externships are completed while working full-time for an arts organization outside of Stevens Point. Students also may elect to complete this requirement through UW-Stevens Point’s London externship program.

MEET YOUR FACULTY AND STAFF

UW-Stevens Point faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Our experienced faculty integrates acting, voice and movement into a rigorous professional training program. They have directed and performed nationally and internationally throughout their careers.
Jim O'Connell

Jim O’Connell

  • Assistant Professor – Arts Management
  • Arts Management Coordinator
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Theatre and Dance, School of Performing Arts
715-346-3339