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Last Updated on August 28, 2023

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What is a Bachelor in Theatre Studies? This degree is a popular choice for many undergraduate students who want to pursue a career in the performing arts. With a three-year or four-year program, you can gain qualifications to teach or follow your own dreams on stage.

A Bachelor in Theatre Studies is a flexible degree program for aspiring actors and directors. This course generally includes training in directing, stage management and production, dramaturgy, design technology, playwriting and acting. Individual tutorials and special electives can give you the chance to pursue your own interests with one-on-one mentoring. Many programs offering the Bachelor in Theatre Studies also feature intensive training for students who choose to focus on their own acting careers.

The long-term benefits of a Bachelor in Theatre Studies are both personal and professional. This program is a unique opportunity to pursue and refine your own theatre skills. Even students who have considerable experience on the stage or in the director’s chair can benefit from the modern curriculum on offer at colleges and universities.

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Costs vary depending on the individual program and the student’s country of residence. To find out more about tuition expenses and the possibility of financial aid, contact the individual programs to which you are applying.

You can expect an exciting career after receiving your Bachelor in Theatre Studies. Some graduates choose to pursue a career on the stage. Others decide to go on with directing, playwriting or other areas of professional theatre. The communication skills gained in the course of a theatre studies program are transferable to a wide variety of other positions, including many jobs in public relations, advertising and other publicity-related fields.

Would you like to take the next step in pursuing a performing arts degree? Find out more about the Bachelor in Theatre Studies by browsing through our website. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

BA (Hons) Acting

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Norwich University of the ArtsNorwich, United KingdomOur BA (Hons) Acting course presents a new opportunity to develop as a performing artist and work towards a successful career in film, television or radio. Building on NUA’s well-established expertise in film, moving image, sound, animation and visual effects, the new course will focus on the live and recorded screen and voice performance. 

Academy for Circus and Performance Art (ACaPA)

Fontys University of Applied Sciences

Fontys University of Applied SciencesTilburg, NetherlandsFontys Academy for Circus and Performance Art (ACaPA) of Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts offers a four-year full-time study program with a pioneering, distinctive artistic shape.

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies (Hons) Online Full Time

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and PerformanceSidcup, United KingdomOur long-established BA (Hons) Theatre Studies programme is delivered by Online Learning and provides an ideal way to study for your degree from wherever you are in the world. Our current cohort comprises a truly global community of theatre professionals, school-leavers, teachers and theatre enthusiasts who all enjoy the benefits of being able to balance their studies alongside their work and family commitments.

BA Film Directing and Video Games

Warsaw Film School

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Warsaw Film SchoolWarsaw, PolandThis 3 year BA Film Directing program blends academic theory with practical skills to equip students with the comprehensive knowledge they need in order to find a job in the competitive field of film and games industry. Students learn the professional skills necessary to become a film or video games director. Students will work on each others’ productions with different crews, directors, cinematographers, actors, producers, game designers and receive a practical experience that helps to prepare upon entering the film and video game industry. Each student makes 4 films /exercises during the academic year plus the end of year film, all in close cooperation with other students of different specialization. Teamwork and cooperation are our fundamentals.

Bachelor of Music in Musical Theatre

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The Catholic University of AmericaWashington, USAAre you a born performer? The musical theatre program in the Rome School of Music, Drama, and Art is designed to engage your passion for the stage in a rigorous training program that will prepare you to become a professional musical theatre artist, armed with the skills to perform on regional, national, and Broadway stages.

Bachelor in Theatre Arts

University of Redlands

University of RedlandsRedlands, USAThe strengths of our department lie in our size and our depth. Our professors are experienced professionals as well as teachers, scholars, and artists. We offer our students a rich range of expertise in many aspects of the performing arts.

BA (Hons) Technical Theatre and Stage Management

University of Lincoln

University of LincolnLincoln, United KingdomBA (Hons) Technical Theatre and Stage Management are designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in the live arts, entertainment, and events industry. The programme focuses on developing theatre professionals with a theoretical and vocational understanding of theatre industry roles and responsibilities, including academic knowledge and practical experience of the following subjects: stage management; stage lighting; live audio; design for the stage; health and safety; and the technical standards for places of entertainment.

Bachelor of Arts in Dance & Theatre

Manhattanville College

Manhattanville CollegeNew York, USANew York City: A train ride away. If you’re a student in our dance and theatre program, you will study with faculty who are professional choreographers, directors, playwrights, dancers, dance therapists, theatre educators and actors with years of experience on and off Broadway. Our dance curriculum focuses on a sequential study of contemporary dance technique employing a variety of current and traditional styles and methods, with an emphasis on composition and choreography. Theatre training includes a sequential study of acting, voice, and speech, dramatic literature, as well as directing and design.

Bachelor of Science in Show Production

Full Sail University

Full Sail UniversityWinter Park, USAIf you’ve dreamed of a career in live event production, Full Sail’s Show Production bachelor’s program will arm you with practical skills to take any performance to the next level. From live sound and lighting to corporate presentations, you’ll build foundations in a wide array of audio and visual applications, and enter the industry with a deep understanding of what moves an audience. 

The Diploma in Applied Drama & Psychology journeys beyond performance, integrating the tools of drama with an understanding of psychology. The result is a powerful engine for education, social intervention and change.

At DADP, authentic learning means extending the boundaries of the classroom. Your assignments will give you the chance to work with communities, from children to seniors.With the course, you will:

  • Draw on the expertise of leading dramatists through our Artist-in-Residence scheme and master classes. Embark on exciting overseas study trips and learn from international practitioners in theatre/ social service/ psychology fields.
  • Work with communities from a wide range of settings, such as schools, social service agencies and hospitals. Participate in a short immersion programme and/or intern with local drama companies, schools, government agencies and community development organisations.
  • Bring different stories to life in Black Box, our drama space with unlimited potential to transform itself, its players and its audience.

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