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Theatre Arts

Put your creative ideas into motion at Florida Southern

The Theatre Arts program classes in acting, directing, scene design, and history will help prepare you for a career in theatre and allow you to share your vision with the world.

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Top Reasons

Our alumni have gone on to become award-winning performers, film stars, and one was a back-up dancer for Beyoncé!

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Get a Job

Florida has the fourth highest employment of actors in the United States.

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Hone Your Skills

There’s no substitute for hands-on experience in the theatre, we provide numerous student productions for our majors to direct, design, manage, act in, and even produce.

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Expert Faculty

Study with faculty that include recipients of the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival award as well as design awards from the Orlando International Fringe Festival.

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Study Abroad

Gain off-campus experience with faculty-led study abroad trips and our junior study trip to New York City.

Clubs and Organizations

The Vagabonds, the oldest student organization on campus, provides performance opportunities in lab productions, improv, and student cabarets.

Graduate Opportunities

Our graduates have gone on to study in prestigious graduate programs.

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harvard university
purdue university
brandeis university
california institute of the arts

Course Information

Full details about the program including admission requirements, curriculum, and course descriptions can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog
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