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About Our Program

The Ohio University – Chillicothe Theatre program, in conjunction with all Ohio University campuses, is a training ground for the professional American theatre. Our range of courses offers our students the opportunities to meet the demands of all aspects of theatre in a conservatory setting. We offer courses in acting (THAR 1130 Acting Fundamentals I), the history, theory, and practice of theatre (THAR 1710 The Theatrical Experience), practicums in acting (THAR 2100), production design (THAR 2300), stage management (THAR 2600), beginning directing (THAR 3210), and movement for the actor (THAR 2160).


Rumors Live Production

We are committed to diversity and equality in theatre education, and seek to enrich the cultural life of our university and community.




Lance Mekeel
Theater Director
Bennett Hall 255

T: 740.774.7209