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B.F.A. in Theatre Arts - Performance

USA

What will I learn?

Theater: A window into the human experience.

Whether you aspire for a career on the stage or behind the curtain, this program will help you develop the creative talent, technical skills and performance experiences for a future in professional theater.

As a theater arts major, you will learn to create and produce living theater, both as an individual artist and as a member of a production team. Components of this degree include BFA acting studio; directing; animals; voice and movement. Students are involved in all aspects of theatrical works, including performance, design, management and production.

Students in this program gain valuable on-stage experience with opportunities to perform and produce in both student and community productions.

This program could be a good fit if you:

  • Have previous drama experience
  • Enjoy live theater, television, film
  • Have an artistic personality
  • Are self-disciplined
  • Are committed to developing your talent

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Director
  • Actor
  • Playwright
  • Scenic lighting and costume designer
  • Stage manager
  • Public relations and marketing officer
  • Technical director
  • Costume shop manager
  • Electrician or master electrician
  • Props manager
  • Makeup designer
  • Carpenter
  • Draper
  • Milliner
  • Cobbler
  • Stitcher
  • Sound designer
  • Sound engineer
  • Dramaturge

Which department am I in?

College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$27,840.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, May, August 2023

Venue

University of Idaho

875 Perimeter Drive,

MOSCOW,

Idaho,

83844, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A 2.5 on a 4.0 Grade Point Average scale is required from your secondary school. You must meet criteria for admission to university-level study in your home country.

For international students

Students must have 2.5 on a 4.0 GPA scale is required from secondary school. They must meet criteria for admission to university level study in home country. They should also satisfy the following English language requirements:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) minimum score of 525 on the paper test or 70 on the Internet-based test
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) minimum score of 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) Academic score of 48
  • ELS Language Centers, pass of Level 112
  • Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English), pass
  • Cambridge CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English), pass
  • Cambridge International "O" Levels, pass
  • English proficiency demonstration is waived for any applicant who has a previous degree at an accredited U.S. institution

Priority Application Dates – Fall: May 1; Spring: October 1; Summer: March 15

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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