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Acting (B.F.A.)

This BFA Acting program develops your skills as an actor through experiences in the classroom and performance laboratory.

In recent years, our BFA students have participated in an average of six productions per year. You'll draw experience from a season that includes at least one Shakespeare production, other genres ranging from Greek Tragedy to contemporary works, four musicals, and four wekeends of musical theatre cabarets per year, as well as other faculty- and student-directed productions.


Acting Major (B.F.A., 82 hours)
THTRE 1020FYW/THTRE 1030 Script Analysis 3 hours
THTRE 1300 Acting I 3 hours
THTRE 2500 Directing I 3 hours
THTRE 2700 Introduction to Theatrical Design 3 hours
THTRE 3500 Directing II 3 hours
THTRE 3800 World Theatre History I 3 hours
THTRE 3810 World Theatre History II 3 hours
THTRE 4480 Professional Preparation for Theatre 3 hours
Select 6 hours of Dramatic Literature: 6 hours
Acting Core 33 hours
THTRE 1310 Acting II 3 hours
THTRE 2300 Acting III 3 hours
THTRE 2340 Voice for the Stage 3 hours
THTRE 2410 Stage Combat 3 hours
THTRE 2420 Voice and Movement I 3 hours
THTRE 3300 Acting IV 3 hours
THTRE 3330 Dialects 3 hours
THTRE 3350 Playing Shakespeare 3 hours
THTRE 3420 Voice and Movement II 3 hours
THTRE 4300 Acting: Director‘s Perspective 3 hours
THTRE 4450 Auditioning 3 hours
Technical 3 hours
Theatre Electives 13 hours
Capstone 3 hours
THTRE 4970 Internship or
THTRE 4990 Senior Theatre Project