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Theatre Performance

From Shakespeare to modern shows, you will experience the theatre like never before.

Our Theater Performance program is a highly competitive, hands-on theatre program with dedicated theatre faculty and devoted students.

Top Reasons to choose Theatre Performance at florida southern college

Get Noticed

A BFA will get you noticed. Buff up your résumé or prepare for entry into graduate school with this degree!

Hone Your Skills

Because theatre is a performance medium, your work in the major is entirely engaged. All of your courses are based on active involvement and performance.

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.

Perform Major Roles On Our Stage Beginning Your First Year

In THE 2220 Voice and Dialect for the Actor, you’ll cover the fundamentals of voice production and the study of the voice as a performance instrument. This includes basic techniques for proper breathing, sound production, articulation, projection, and colorization.

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Learn more about theatre performance 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 Performance program.

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Performing on stage is not for everyone

We also offer a Theatre Arts B.A. program that does not require an audition for entry into the 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

First-Years

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


Additional Admission Requirements for This Program

  • Students may be accepted into the Theatre Performance B.F.A. program only through an audition in their area of expertise.
  • Scholarships are awarded based on an audition and interview by the Theatre faculty. B.F.A. auditions will automatically be considered for scholarship eligibility.
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Theatre Performance Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Paul Bawek

Associate Professor of Theatre Arts
863.680.4184

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