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Drama, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Atlanta, TX, United States
The Department of Drama and Dance, unique among historically black colleges and universities, encompasses two theatrical disciplines and offers a rigorous curricular and co-curricular program in theatre arts with an emphasis on gender explorations in African diasporan performance. We provide students with conservatory-level training as they pursue a liberal arts education.
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Overview

The Department’s instructional emphasis is performance— the creation and presentation of theatrical experiences in drama and dance—and includes courses in acting and dance technique, directing, production, playwriting and choreography. 

The programme

Other courses give students contexts within which to understand and present current theatrical practices. Our primary goal is to prepare students for graduate study and professional work as theatre arts performers and creators. We seek to make Spelman College the undergraduate first choice of Black students interested in careers in the theatre

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre Insight 
  • Principles of Acting 
  • Introduction to Technical Theatre and Design 
  • History of Theatre 
  • Theatre Management 
  • Monologue and Scene Study 
  • Script Analysis 
  • Play Directing 

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the english language.

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General Requirements

  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 945 - 1760 USD/month
    Living Costs

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