84 Bachelor Programs in Theater studies

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… Read more

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.

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.

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Manhattanville College
New York, USA

New 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 ... +

New 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. -
BA
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Jan 2020
Campus
 
Ohio Northern University
Ada, USA

A lot happens behind the scenes in live theatre. Without scenery, lighting, props, costumes and more – there’s no magic on stage. With a BFA in International Theatre Productio ... +

A lot happens behind the scenes in live theatre. Without scenery, lighting, props, costumes and more – there’s no magic on stage. With a BFA in International Theatre Production, you’ll get behind the magic. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Whittier College
Whittier, USA

Located 23 miles from the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ arts district, the Theatre Department strives to provide a balanced preparatory foundation, exposing students to multi ... +

Located 23 miles from the heart of downtown Los Angeles’ arts district, the Theatre Department strives to provide a balanced preparatory foundation, exposing students to multiple approaches and applications of theatre—all of which is firmly based in the liberal arts tradition. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
02 Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Warsaw Film School
Warsaw, Poland

This 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 c ... +

This 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. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Ferrum College
Ferrum, USA

Ferrum College Theatre Arts has a strong reputation for excellence in the Performing Arts! We offer the pre-professional Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Acting and Directing, ... +

Ferrum College Theatre Arts has a strong reputation for excellence in the Performing Arts! We offer the pre-professional Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Acting and Directing, Musical Theatre, and Technical Theatre. The program, emphasizing process drama, gives students opportunities to develop competency as actors, directors, musical theatre performers, technicians, and teachers. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Rome University of Fine Arts (RUFA)

You will learn to design, develop and effectively combine scenes with costumes, locations with the world at large, specific moments with their semblance. You will develop an u ... +

You will learn to design, develop and effectively combine scenes with costumes, locations with the world at large, specific moments with their semblance. You will develop an understanding of this magical art underpinning every performance, skilfully combining architecture, history and the visual arts. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
Italian
Campus
 
Full Sail University
Winter Park, USA

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 l ... +

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. -
BSc
Full-time
20 months
English
Feb 2020
Campus
 
Link Campus University
Rome, Italy

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Performing Arts is the only one in Italy to maintain a balance between the in-depth study of performing languages ​​and the experience of pr ... +

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Performing Arts is the only one in Italy to maintain a balance between the in-depth study of performing languages ​​and the experience of practical laboratories. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Al-Ahliyya Amman University
Amman, Jordan

The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the Universi ... +

The Department was established to be the first nucleus of the Faculty of Drama at Al-Ahliyya Amman University, which represents a continuation and confirmation of the University leadership among Jordanian and regional universities. -
Bachelor
Full-time
English, Arabic
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Mary Immaculate College
Limerick, Ireland

This undergraduate programme (level 8) deals with an area of drama and theatre education not currently catered for at third level in Ireland. Applied theatre is considered to ... +

This undergraduate programme (level 8) deals with an area of drama and theatre education not currently catered for at third level in Ireland. Applied theatre is considered to be the study of drama and theatre across a range of practical applications -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Timișoara, Romania

The Institute for Acting in German, founded in 1992, sets itself the goal of training qualified actors, above all for the German stages in Romania.

The Institute for Acting in German, founded in 1992, sets itself the goal of training qualified actors, above all for the German stages in Romania. -
Bachelor
Full-time
6 semesters
German
Campus
 
Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance
Sidcup, United Kingdom

UK drama school acting degree focusing on American theatre practice. You will study musical theatre, acting on camera, directing, playwriting and theatre for young audiences. ... +

UK drama school acting degree focusing on American theatre practice. You will study musical theatre, acting on camera, directing, playwriting and theatre for young audiences. Includes a semester training at a prestigious drama institution in the USA. #rbcATA -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Macromedia University of Applied Sciences
Berlin, Germany

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. This Acting B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany and in partnership with Cours Florent, ... +

Study a Bachelor of Arts in Acting. This Acting B.A. programme is taught entirely in English at our Macromedia campus in Berlin, Germany and in partnership with Cours Florent, Paris. -
BA
Full-time
7 semesters
English
Oct 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Tilburg, Netherlands

Fontys 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 ar ... +

Fontys 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. -
BA
Full-time
48 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
American College Dublin
County Dublin, Ireland

The BFA major in musical theatre provides a comprehensive education in the practical and academic aspects of musical theatre. Each semester is based on the development of skil ... +

The BFA major in musical theatre provides a comprehensive education in the practical and academic aspects of musical theatre. Each semester is based on the development of skills and competencies in the central areas of musical theatre performance: acting and voice, dance and singing. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus