About the Program
What You'll Learn
Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies:
For those considering one of the many fields related to theatrical performance or double majors. This versatile degree allows students to choose the emphasis that suit their personal career goals.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance:
Designed to provide extensive training in voice, speech, and movement, along with the tools needed to prepare for a professional career as an actor. Its performance requirements help shape and provide valuable experience to the aspiring actor. This program offers advanced courses focused on career preparation, industry networking, and audition techniques. The program integrates classical and contemporary play performance with musical theatre, acting, voice, movement and dance. Distinctive training includes private voice lessons and small class sizes of an 11 to 1 ratio.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technical Theatre:
Students develop competency in many aspects of theatre while pursuing mastery in the field of their choice such as costume design, scenic design and painting, lighting design and stage management. An integral part of the degree is internship/s, designed for students to apprentice one-on-one with working professionals in their area of interest.
*All theatre majors enter the Theatre Program in the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) track. Those who choose to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degree must audition/interview in their sophomore year in order to be accepted into the B.F.A. track.
**Faculty members often arrange additional opportunities in a student's field of study with partner organizations.