• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
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While earning a Bachelor of Arts degree, you will learn about the theatre presented within the larger contexts of history, religion and culture. OBU Theatre teaches theatre skills through application and study and gives a wide spectrum of production experiences.

What makes an OBU Theatre degree special?

The Theatre program of Oklahoma Baptist University offers more than 30 courses that provide quality training in performance and design within a Christian context, study of literature and the history of the world stage and rigorous production schedules of classical and contemporary theatre.

What are OBU Theatre grads doing with their degree?

Our graduates are working, or have worked, professionally in the following organizations:

  • Sight and Sound Theater, Branson (dresser; deck crew; hair/makeup stylist)
  • Playwright Center, Minneapolis (workshop stage manager)
  • Park Square Theater, St. Paul (soundboard operator)
  • Wichita Symphony (patron services/box office/administrator)
  • Walt Disney World (entertainment technician)
  • Steppenwolf, Chicago (stage manager)
  • Tennessee Women's Theater Project (acting)
  • Wayside Theatre, VA (acting)
  • Film Industry (makeup designer)
  • Olney Theatre, Washington DC (asst. stage manager)
  • Celebrity Attractions, OK (box office manager)
  • The Shakespeare Theater, Washington DC (acting)
  • Playhouse on the Square, Memphis (stage manager)
  • Passages Exhibit, OKC (costumed docent)
  • Wayside Theatre, VA (production stage manager)
  • Pollard Theatre Company, OK (acting)
  • Swank Audio Visuals, Austin, TX (director)
  • Leavenworth Summer Theatre, WA (acting/costumes)
  • Playhouse on the Square, Memphis (costume shop supervisor)
  • The Kennedy Center, NYC (acting)
  • National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, Washington DC (teacher)
  • Actors Repertory Theatre (director)
  • Dallas Theatre Center (Stage Manager; lighting intern)
  • Seaside Repertory Theatre, Seaside, FL (production stage manager)
  • Shakespeare in the Park, OKC (acting; box office asst.)
  • Olney Theatre, Washington DC (asst. costume designer)
  • Alley Theatre, Houston (acting; dramaturg)
  • AD Players Theatre, Houston (acting)
  • Lexington Children's Theatre (acting intern)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    128 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theatre Arts
  • Theatrical Design
  • Acting
  • Stage Craft
  • Play Analysis
  • Directing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

    • Complete your application
    • Send us your Transcript
    • Send Test Scores (ACT, SAT or TOEFL/IELTS)
    • Send a copy of a current passport
    • Financial Guarantee
    • Provide a bank statement (proving funds on the financial guarantee)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    27912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27912 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Shawnee

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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