• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The purpose is to encourage, promote, and sustain both a nurturing and challenging educational environment. Utilizing a liberal arts and science approach, Theatre Arts Education at Southern Utah University engages all students in a set of diverse experiences intended to cultivate their aesthetic, creative, and scholarly potential.

Overview

The central tenet of our purpose is to provide exceptional teaching with personalized mentorship that challenges, enables, and grows the learner to be a dynamic individual.

Intended Outcomes/Objectives Specific to Theatre Education

Beyond the outcomes for all B.A./B.S. degrees in theatre, a successful student at Theatre Arts Education at Southern Utah University will:

  • Develop visual and aural perceptions for theatre performance.
  • Understand basic production processes (i.e. performing, acting, stage direction, design, and the necessary technical operations related to production).
  • Become familiar with the historical and cultural dimensions of theatre.
  • Make informed assessments of quality in works of theatre and other related art forms.
  • Explore post-baccalaureate opportunities with faculty guidance starting a minimum of one year before graduation.
  • Have the opportunity to attend professional conferences and festivals and work with artists in residence and/or guest artists.
  • Function in a variety of artistic roles through the presentation of public performances.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Acting: Introduction to Acting 
  • Acting
  • Directing 
  • Theatre History: The Classic Theatre 
  • Theatre History: Realism, Post-Realistic, and Contemporary Theatre 
  • Directing Lab
  • Directing: Methods Approach 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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General Requirements

  • Application - pay required $60 application fee (U.S. currency only), $35 for returning students.
  • English Proficiency - Proof of English proficiency is required for all applicants whose first language is not English
  • Transcripts - Official transcripts (record of courses taken and grades received) from each high school, college, and university attended must be submitted.
  • Passport - Please provide a copy of the photo page of your passport.
  • Finances - International students are required to demonstrate that funds are available for the first year of study. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1621 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1562 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1562 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    513 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 513 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Cedar City

  • 870 - 1510 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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