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Theatre, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
South Orange, NJ, United States
Students majoring in Theatre program offered by Seton Hall University learn all aspects of theatrical production from acting, directing, designing, writing and producing. Four mainstage productions are produced each year, two on campus in our unique Theatre-in- the-Round, and two in downtown South Orange at the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC). 
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Overview

Our Theatre faculty is comprised of scholars, classically trained actors, directors and accomplished set designers, and is frequently supplemented by guest instructors active in the industry. Given the Seton Hall University's close proximity to Manhattan and the lights of Broadway, students take advantage of unparalleled internship opportunities both locally and in New York City. Many Theatre majors participate annually in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival under the guidance of a faculty mentor, where students receive personal feedback and networking opportunities.

Curriculum

Theatre students complete 39 credits of major coursework, with performance- and theory-based course offerings including Acting, Playwriting, Directing, Lighting, American Stage, History of Theatre, Stage Management and Stage Design.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Dramatic Theory & Criticism
  • Basic Stage Craft
  • Vocal Techniques
  • Principals of Acting
  • Theatre as Social Change
  • Directing
  • Lighting Design
  • Scene Design
  • Performance Lab
  • Theatre Internship
  • Senior Seminar

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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