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Theatre Business, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Redlands, CA, United States
The Theatre Business major from University of Redlands draws its foundations on a solid footing in theatre arts theory and practice as well as entrepreneurial skills from the department of business. 
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Majors are trained in both theatre arts and business practices. A minimum of 48 credits is required for completion of the major. Classes listed as “or” are intended to be self-directed toward area of study of student with guidance of his or her advisor.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Theatre Business major from University of Redlands will:

  • Effectively use the theatre artist’s instrument-body, voice, and imagination.
  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the principles of economics, business, and accounting through their application in sustainable business practices.
  • Demonstrate entrepreneurial and managerial skills necessary to succeed as creative individuals in the increasingly complex economic environment of contemporary art-making.
  • Participate effectively in theatre’s collaborative process of finding the intersection of common artistic, technical, social, and intellectual goals.
  • Evaluate their commercial, critical and creative work through an informed sense of the past and with an awareness of current best practices in the field.
  • Integrate and synthesize theory and practice in theatre management.
  • Create practical solutions to presenting theatrical projects.

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 include:

  • Production Credit: Actor’s Lab
  • Stage Design Fundamentals 
  • Theatre Technology 
  • Acting Fundamentals
  • Theatre Management
  • Changing Stages: Theatre History 
  • Principles of Management and Organization Behavior
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Principles of Economics

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

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    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

  • The Common Application, including the personal essay and University of Redlands member questions
  • $50 application fee
  • Official transcripts from all secondary schools attended
  • One letter of recommendation from guidance/college counselor and/or the Common Application Secondary school report
  • One letter of recommendation from a teacher who can speak to your academic ability
  • Students whose native language is not English, must meet the English requirements

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52150 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52150 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Redlands

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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