Areas of Study
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts provides the opportunity for students to focus on the breadth of Theatre Arts studies. The curriculum core requires study in Acting, Directing, Design and Production, History, Literature and Criticism of Theatre. Students are required to participate in department production activities including Plays, Musicals, Dance and Opera.
University Catalog information listed in Student navigation link above.
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Specialized Studies in Theatre Concentration, Design/Technical Production Emphasis
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre
The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting prepares students for a professional career in theatre both in plays and television and film. The program seeks students who exhibit exceptional talent, motivation and commitment, and combines rigorous coursework with ample opportunity to apply the training in performance. Incoming students interested in a BFA in Acting must take part in a New Student Placement Audition.
New student placement audition information
This degree is for students who desire a professionally oriented education and training in musical theatre. Only those who exhibit exceptional talent, motivation and commitment will be admitted to the program.
We are excited to announce the addition of a third performance degree, a groundbreaking new BFA in Devised Performance/Physical Theatre here in our department! We are one of the only programs in the country to offer this type of degree path for undergraduate students.
Master of Fine Arts in Theatre
This degree is for students who desire a professionally oriented education and training in design and technical production, acting and directing. Based on a student’s previous undergraduate or professional experience, substitutions or revisions in the study plan might be appropriate. Average length of time to complete the program is three years.
Currently the MFA in Acting is suspended and is admitting no new students.
Visit the University Catalog for further information on the concentrations below
(link located in the Student navigation above)
Design and Technical Production Concentration