48 months
59050 USD/year
59050 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Theater program at Boston College offers a full spectrum of courses in theater production and performance and an extensive roster of courses in dramatic literature and theater history.


The Theater department from Boston College offers one degree, a Bachelor of Arts in Theater. In addition, a Theater major is required to complete six theater production labs which involve work in the shops or backstage on department productions.

Learning Outcomes

A graduating Boston College Theater major will be able to:

  • analyze dramatic texts, theatrical events, and experimental forms with critical intelligence;
  • articulate an understanding of the role of theater in culture and society and how each shapes the other over time;
  • collaborate with others and solve problems in the planning and production of theatrical events;
  • exhibit creativity and imagination in making theater—in attitude, process, and ability;
  • demonstrate proficiency in one or more of the following disciplines: acting, directing, design, playwriting, stage management, and technical production.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dramatic Structure and Theatrical Process
  • Acting: Fundamentals of Performance
  • Elements of Stagecraft
  • Elements of Theatrical Design
  • Movement and Dance for Stage & Screen Performers
  • The Art of the Audition
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Playwriting 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Testing
    • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test examination scores.
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • All students are required to submit an official high/secondary school transcript. 
    • Supporting Materials
    • The School Report and Counselor Recommendation Form 
    • Teacher Evaluations 
    • Application Fee
    • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59050 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 59050 USD per year during 48 months.


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