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Students interested in furthering their career opportunities often first earn a Bachelor of Science (BSc). While studying for the diploma, students typically take general courses as well as classes specific to their fields of interest. Classes are often taken on a full-time basis, with a degree requiring about four years to complete.

 

What is a BSc in Theater Studies? In this program, courses can cover both performance and backstage work. If you are interested in show production, you might take classes on how to design lighting or engineer a sound system. On-stage coursework might include involvement in actual productions. Courses can give you an overall appreciation of the theater arts, such as its history, theory and practicum.

Earning a bachelor’s degree is the first step if you are interested in pursuing an advanced degree. With a BSc, you can gain practical experience in theater work, which future employers will appreciate. If your future plans include working in the professional theater or as an educator, you may want to start with a degree in theater studies.

The number of courses required for a bachelor’s degree may vary, but they usually take about four years to complete if you attend full time. Each university program varies slightly, so contact the university of your choice for specifics on tuition costs.

There are many job opportunities you can pursue with a Bachelor’s in Theater Studies. Behind the scenes, you may find work as a costume designer. If you are mechanically minded, you might work as a lighting designer or technical director. There is also work as electricians and carpenters. On stage, you can be ready to be an actor or a director. As an educator, you could teach drama and be in charge of all of the stages of production.

Now is the time to start working on your future in the theater. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Northern Arizona University

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, crit ... [+]

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Design and Technology - Emphasis Performance - Emphasis Theatre Studies - Emphasis

This multifaceted undergraduate program imparts a broad grounding in stagecraft, behind and in front of the curtain. The program includes theatrical history, theory, critique, technology, design, and hands-on production experiences.

What Can I Do with a Bachelor of Science in Theatre?

If you dream of a life that’s long on excitement and short on the dull bits, then the theatre is calling you. Whether you hope to work in professional theatre or pursue further education, our programs will put your dreams at center stage.

We offer nationally respected curricula in theatre studies, performance, and design and technology. We will help you develop the broadest possible understanding of the art and craft of the stage with our practical and academic courses. You'll also receive a firm grounding in the liberal arts. You'll study dramatic literature, history, theory and criticism, theatre performance, and design, and technology. You'll have plenty of opportunities to learn by doing. The university theatre season includes four faculty-directed, mainstage productions and numerous student-produced, second stage productions per year. You will learn to express yourself logically and artistically, and graduate prepared for post-baccalaureate study, or professional theatre.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Full Sail University

There are people who love standing in the audience during a live show, gig, or convention; and then there are those who get a rush from making it all happen backstage. ... [+]

Lights. Audio. Magic. Live events have the power to endure in the minds of a crowd long after a gig is over. If 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.



Working with a team of peers, you’ll design and manage a concert in one of our on-campus venues. Ongoing portfolio courses provide you with opportunities for real-world production experience, while career development modules throughout the curriculum prepare you for your employment search. After graduation, our Career Development services will be available for support and assistance as you make your transition into the field.... [-]

USA Winter Park
January 2020
Full-time
20 months
Campus
The Los Angeles Film School

Take action (or rather call action) and make a name for yourself. You’ll learn how to oversee the artistic and technical elements in film production, assemble cast and cr ... [+]

Own Your Craft Study Directing

Take action (or rather call action) and make a name for yourself. You’ll learn how to oversee the artistic and technical elements in film production, assemble cast and crew, select film locations, and call the actions on set. Are you ready to enhance your visual storytelling skills?

What to Expect

Our conservatory structure allows students to select an industry-focused specialization based on their individual interests. As a student, you’ll learn to effectively balance the big-picture aspects of direction with the technical components of running a set.

Our Bachelor of Science in Film program is 120 credit hours and 36 months in length. Each class is studied exclusively during a four-week period allowing students to focus on one particular subject at a time. Courses include Film History, Directing I, II & III, Advanced Postproduction, and Thesis Film Production! Gear & Software ... [-]
USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
36 months
Campus