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B.A./B.S. in Theatre Arts – Performance

B.A./B.S. in Theatre Arts – Performance

Take your performance skills to the next level with a degree in Theater Arts – Performance from Liberty University. Gain insight into the varied elements of acting, from musical theatre to stage accents, as you study both theatre and film performance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to study and work within our state-of-the-art Black Box and Tower Theaters. Get practical industry experience through auditions, original work proposals, and opportunities to audition for Alluvion Stage Company’s professional productions.

This program is taught by professors who hold MFA degrees in performance and who are dedicated to their Christian faith. Prepare to make an impact in the creative industry as you hone your skills and learn to be a disciplined, creative professional.

You will study:

  • Meisner technique
  • Film acting techniques
  • Musical theatre performance
  • Vocal training
  • Character development
  • And more

What’s the Difference between a B.A. and B.S. Degree? 

B.A. in Theatre Arts – Performance

Through the B.A. in Theatre Arts – Performance, you’ll have the opportunity to explore new languages and confidently pursue further education such as an MFA after graduation.

B.S. in Theatre Arts – Performance

With the B.S. in Theatre Arts – Performance, you’ll have more theatre electives, giving you the opportunity to focus on the courses and topics that interest you most.

Academics for the B.A./B.S. in Theatre Arts – Performance

Credit Hours

120 total hours

Program of Study

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Performance Courses

  • Musical Theatre I (THEA 251)
  • Acting II (THEA 301)
  • Acting for Film I (THEA 311)
  • Stage Accents (THEA 441)

Start Your Career in Performance

Performance Career Opportunities

  • Actor
  • Director
  • Summer Camp Director
  • Artistic Director
  • Producer
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