Our Theater Performance program is a highly competitive, hands-on program with dedicated faculty and devoted students.
We present four main stage productions each year—directed by both full-time faculty and professional directors—that provide ample opportunity for student experiences.
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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.
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.
Gain off-campus experience with faculty-led study abroad trips and our junior study trip to New York City.
Students may be accepted into the Theatre Performance B.F.A. program only through an audition in their area of expertise
Auditions are offered throughout the school year on an appointment basis. The prospective student for the Theatre Performance B.F.A. degree will need to prepare two monologues of a contrasting style.
Scholarships are awarded based on an audition and interview by the theatre faculty. B.F.A. auditions will automatically be considered for scholarship eligibility.
No audition/interview is necessary for admission to the B.A. program, however, it should also be noted that scholarships are awarded based on an audition and interview by the theatre faculty.
There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.
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.
Our graduates have gone on to study in prestigious graduate programs.
The Vagabonds, the oldest student organization on campus, provides performance opportunities in lab productions, improv, and student cabarets.
Associate Professor of Theatre Arts