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Theatre Arts - Acting

University of Northern Colorado

48 months
18996 USD/year
18996 USD/year
9552 USD/year
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Refine your talent for Hollywood, Broadway and spotlights in between with the Theatre Arts - Acting program from University of Northern Colorado.


Our Theatre Arts - Acting program from University of Northern Colorado prepares you to reach the top of the profession. Hundreds of UNC alumni have gone on to successful acting careers, performing in Broadway plays, Hollywood features, sitcoms, national theater tours, web series and more. With a wealth of performing opportunities, exceptional faculty and superior one-on-one instruction, our acting program has earned national recognition for excellence.

Our theatre program stages more than 30 productions a year and you can land roles beginning in your freshman year. You’ll work in small classes that promote strong relationships with faculty and perform in professional venues with professional-caliber lighting, sound, sets and costumes. The entertainment industry looks to UNC for new, up-and-coming performers. We’ll help you get the most out of your talent—and put you in position to get noticed.

UNC has a highly competitive acting program that recruits nationally. Admission is by audition only. You’ll learn advanced acting techniques for both stage and camera, with opportunities to explore drama, comedy, musical theatre, improvisation and other genres. The program includes courses in voice, movement, singing, ensemble acting and audition techniques. For audition and application information, contact the School of Theatre Arts and Dance.

Your Future in Acting

UNC’s acting program includes many types of support to help you make the transition into a professional acting career. You’ll work with faculty who have years of industry experience and national connections. UNC stages an annual Los Angeles showcase that’s well attended by agents, casting directors and other film and TV industry reps. You can attend summer workshops at the internationally renowned New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, or perform alongside professional actors in UNC’s own highly regarded summer stock company, the Little Theatre of the Rockies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Singing for Actors
  • Scene Study
  • Acting for the Camera
  • Stage Movement
  • Stage Speech and Dialects
  • Audition Techniques
  • Advanced Acting Styles

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The $60 non-refundable application fee can be paid using a VISA, MasterCard or Discover card.
  • Official high school transcripts and graduation certificates
  • Undergraduate applicants are expected to meet a 2.5 GPA equivalent
  • Please provide a clear, high resolution photocopy of the bio-page (photo-page) of your passport

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9498 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    18996 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9498 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9552 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4776 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Greeley

950 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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