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Theater - Acting

The University of the Arts

48 months
46530 USD/year
46530 USD/year
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With a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater - Acting from the Brind School at The University of the Arts, you'll be taught by professional, working actors. You'll attend classes in the middle of one of the nation's largest thriving artistic communities Philadelphia's Avenue of the Arts steps away from the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theater and the Academy of Music.


Whether your goal is the stage, film or television, if you have a strong drive to perform, the best place to start is the Ira Brind School of Theater Arts at the University of the Arts.


In the Theater - Acting program, you'll collaborate with other The University of the Arts students on projects like films and student-directed theater. 

And you’ll have a chance to gain international inspiration through our student exchange program with the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts in England.

 Acting majors get both experience and exposure through a variety of performance opportunities from The University of the Arts productions and audition showcases to small, experimental theater and huge Broadway-style productions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting Studio 
  • Movement for Actors 
  • Voice and Speech for Actors 
  • Stage Combat 
  • Neutral Mask
  • Scenery & Prop Tech
  • Script Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Application for Admission.
  • Submit the non-refundable $60 Application Fee.
  • Submit official High School Transcripts. 
  • Submit a Writing Sample.
  • Complete a Portfolio Review, Interview or Audition.
  • Though not required, feel free to submit any of these Optional Materials.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46530 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    46530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46530 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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