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Theater Arts - Directing, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
, NJ,
From Broadway to the Bard, this degree program features practical learning experiences, international theater studies and the opportunity to both study with a highly credentialed faculty and be mentored by accomplished theater professionals.


Freshmen Theater Arts Majors will study Basic Acting, Voice, Stagecraft and the History of Theater on the campus at Madison, NJ. During the student's second semester of Sophomore year or first semester of Junior year, they will spend a semester at FDU’s overseas campus in England. Wroxton College is located just outside Stratford-on-Avon, the birthplace of William Shakespeare and the home of the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development of Theater 
  • Basic Acting 
  • Directing 
  • Stagecraft 
  • Playwriting & Dramatic Structure
  • Acting Shakespeare
  • Night at the Theater
  • Modern Drama
  • Independent Study in Directing
  • Lighting for the Stage
  • Set Design
  • Stage Management

                          English Language Requirements

                          You only need to take one of these language tests:

                          • 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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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                            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.

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                          Academic Requirements

                          General Requirements

                          • An Application for Undergraduate Admission
                          • A $40 non-refundable fee
                          • Two letters of recommendation
                          • Official SAT or ACT standardized test scores
                          • Official transcripts from all high schools attended
                          • Personal Essay on a topic of your choice optional
                          • Personal Interview optional

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International

                            45528 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 45528 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
                          • National

                            39686 USD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 39686 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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                          Living costs for Madison

                          • 1793 - 4420 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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