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Theatre Arts

San Francisco State University

48 months
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7484 USD/year
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About

The Theatre Arts BA program from San Francisco State University offers a comprehensive program of both practical and theoretical courses for undergraduate and graduate students whose interests center on various aspects of educational and professional theatre.

Overview

The Theatre Arts BA program offered at San Francisco State University is designed to provide training for professional careers in theatre, dance, many of the other performing arts, graduate school, teacher certifications, or interdisciplinary/avocational interests in theatre and dance. Coursework is supported and enhanced by the hands-on nature of the department’s performance and production program. Students accomplish nearly all of the work on productions.

Career paths

Career opportunities in theatre arts include performance and technical positions in professional, regional, and community theatres, as well as the areas of film and television for actors, directors, stage managers, designers (lighting, costume, scenery, and props), and craftspersons (stitcher, carpenter, props artisan). Teaching positions range from elementary and high school theatre classes through community college and university curricula in all aspects of the dramatic arts. Other career possibilities include such diverse fields as advertising, design (interior, fashion, display), drama therapy, and recreation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting Workshop 
  • Landmarks in Drama: Research and Writing for Theatre Majors
  • Skills in Theatre and Dance Production
  • Production Support for Theatre and Dance Performance
  • Global Theatre History
  • Analyzing and Writing About Theatre 
  • Leadership and Organization for Production
  • Theatre Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit the CSU Application
  • Students will be required to submit official, original or certified/attested copies of all original academic documents in the original language of issue
  • Applicants who are presently attending a college or university in the United States must, in addition to their international records, submit official transcripts of all work completed and in progress
  • Applicants must be qualified to enter a university in their home country and have a good scholastic record from an accredited/recognized school
  • All applicants for admission to the University must pay a $55.00 application fee
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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    7484 USD/year
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  • National

    7484 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7484 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
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Funding

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