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Acting

Otterbein University

48 months
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32624 USD/year
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About

Designed to prepare students for careers in professional theatre, the BFA Acting degree program from Otterbein University is a four-year sequence of courses in acting, voice, movement and dance. Coursework is supplemented by a wide variety of public performances to provide students experience in different theatrical styles. 

Overview

BFA Acting majors also take diction and dialects, movement (Alexander and Feldenkrais), voice for stage (Fitzmaurice), scenework, acting for TV/Film and styles including Shakespeare. Acting majors are required to take a year of dance, and may take more.

During the junior and senior years of the Acting degree program from Otterbein University, emphasis is on development in styles from Shakespeare to film along with continually refining skills.

The senior year is highlighted by a ten-week internship centered around the students’ interests. Many take an internship with a professional casting director in New York City while others choose agents, directors and choreographers in Chicago, NYC or LA. Otterbein has relationships built with industry leaders in NYC that include, Telsey + Co, Jay Binder, Tara Rubin, Jim Carnahan (Roundabout Theatre), Michael Cassara Casting, Law & Order SVU, among others. 

Students function as readers for professional auditions, meet agents, directors and producers, and begin the process of networking with people in the profession. Acting majors are also eligible to participate in the Senior Showcase, produced in New York City for agents and casting directors.

Programme Structure

  • The first two years of their Otterbein experience focuses on self-exploration, script analysis, characterization and discovery of personal working methods. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Common Application, including essay.
  • $50 Application fee.
  • Official transcripts/documents for four years of high school/secondary school (grades 9-12).
  • Official Bank Statement(s) and Sponsor Guarantee form.
  • Copy of passport and current visa (if applicable).
  • All test scores must be reported directly from the testing center.
  • Foreign language documents must be translated into English by the issuing institution, a certified translator or English teacher.
  • SAT and ACT test scores and letters of recommendation are optional and may be submitted if they strengthen your application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32624 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    32624 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32624 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Westerville

1189 - 1962 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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Updated over a year ago

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