48 months
37944 USD/year
37944 USD/year
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Theatre from Roger Williams University is an intensive program that blends classroom, backstage and performance experience to give our students a well-rounded general mastery of all areas of the theatre arts. 


At Theatre from Roger Williams University you’ll learn the practical and professional skills needed to pursue careers in film, television, live theatre, education and business.

Graduates with Theatre from Roger Williams University will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a general mastery of all areas of the theatre arts with an appreciation of the place of theatre in our world.
  • Examine historical, global, and diverse perspectives of the cultures of the world and articulate ethical questions about theatre’s place in those cultures.
  • Cultivate necessary professional and life skills, such as communication, collaboration, self-discipline, self-discovery, self-reliance, creative problem resolution, and critical thinking all aimed toward a heightened consciousness and appreciation of the human condition.
  • Develop research, analytical, organizational, and communication skills that are fundamental to the theatre as well as to a wide variety of business and creative pursuits.
  • Engage in transformative and experiential learning practices in order to gain an awareness of contemporary theatrical developments and challenges.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting 
  • Stagecraft
  • Design for the Theatre
  • The Art of the Theatre
  • Musical Theatre Workshop
  • Theatre History 
  • Stage Management
  • Directing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Rolling admission for spring start date.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A submitted Common Application with Essay
  • Official high school transcripts
  • One letter of recommendation 
  • Your most recent high school transcripts
  • Documentation of Financial Support
  • SAT and/or ACT scores are not required, but can be sent as additional supporting material.
  • TOEFL and IELTS scores are not required. However, we do suggest if you have those scores to send them in order to receive the best admission placement for your English level.
  • Candidates applying to these programs should demonstrate achievement and career potential in areas of theatre. 

Tuition Fee

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    37944 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37944 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37944 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Bristol

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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


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