At this New England institution, theater training is an all-embracing experience.
"Everybody wants to be a star," says Jeff Modereger, chair of the University of Vermont's department of theater. But even though students often enter Modereger's program as actors, many are drawn to the technical side of theater. "They finally find a niche where they're not only good, but it's something they've not even thought about," he says.
UVM's theater department provides intensive preprofessional training, while encouraging students to explore the breadth of subjects available through a liberal arts curriculum, both interdepartmentally and theatrically.
After students are …