Areas of Study

Undergraduate

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts

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Specialized Studies in Theatre
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 • PlaywritingOpens in new window
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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts

Acting ConcentrationOpens in new window

Musical Theatre ConcentrationOpens in new window

BFA Musical Theatre students receive comprehensive, progressive training in all areas of the theatre with a specific focus on musical theatre. Students train extensively in singing, acting and dancing. Retention must be earned by personal growth and commitment, along with the faculty’s evaluation of student progress. The Musical Theatre program is designed for those wishing to pursue a career as a professional musical theatre performer.

Graduate

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts

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MFA Acting students receive comprehensive, progressive training in all areas of the theatre with a specific focus on acting. Students are exposed to a variety of acting techniques for theatre, television and film. Retention must be earned by personal growth and commitment, along with the faculty’s evaluation of student progress. The Acting program is designed for those wishing to pursue a career as a professional actor.

Currently the MFA in Acting is suspended and is admitting no new students.

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This MFA degree is for students who desire a professionally oriented education and training in design and technical production, acting and directing. It is the objective of the department to educate and train highly skilled, motivated individuals for careers in professional theatre (including television and film) or for careers as artist-teachers in college or university theatre. Only those who demonstrate an exceptional talent, a high degree of motivation, and a deep commitment to their education and training will be admitted into the program. The highest academic and creative standards will be demanded throughout the program. A positive attitude and a rigid sense of theatre discipline are essential for success in the program.

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