Theatre (BFA)

Theatre (BFA)

The bachelor of fine arts in theatre (acting and design) is designed for students wishing to prepare for a professional career in theatre. Admission is by audition and portfolio review.

This major provides opportunities for students to perform in all aspects of art as an expansive and social outlet. It is the intent of the major to provoke and sustain interest in theatre as a source of truth and insight into the human condition, to preserve and investigate further historical traditions, and to present new plays that reflect the present condition of society.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates with a bachelor of fine arts in theatre pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of public performance, arts management, community relations and communication.

Alumni work at:

  • Walt Disney
  • Lorain Community Musical Theater
  • Meadow Brooke Theater
  • Michigan Shakespeare Festival
  • Stanford University
  • New York Musical Theatre Festival
  • Ad Council

Alumni work as:

  • Actors
  • Special event coordinators
  • Character performers
  • Fundraising directors
  • Casting assistants
  • Production assistants
  • Stage managers

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