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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.

Top Reasons to choose Theatre Arts at florida southern college

Get a Job

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

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.

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.

Study Abroad

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

Achieve Your Highest Artistic Potential

In THE 2210 Acting II, you’ll explore major acting theories and techniques of the twentieth century. Works of Constantine Stanislavski, Sanford Meisner, and Michael Chekhov are integrated through exercise, script analysis, and scene study.

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Learn more about Theatre Arts at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Theatre Arts program.

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Clubs and More

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

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Program Information

Admission Requirements


All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:

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Theatre Arts Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors

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Paul Bawek

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts

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