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Theater and Performance Studies

University of California, Berkeley

48 months
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29754 USD/year
29754 USD/year
14312 USD/year
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About

Within the Theater and Performance Studies curriculum at University of California, Berkeley, we understand performance to be a mode of critical inquiry and research, a means of creative expression, and a vehicle for public engagement. 

Overview

TheTheater and Performance Studies events at University of California, Berkeley that take place within the department are the means by which students engage with theater performance on the physical, intellectual, and aesthetic levels. It is our hope that you will not only grow as performers but also as artists, thinkers, makers, viewers, researchers, and participants in the whole of the artistic event.

Learning outcomes

The practical focus of the major is to create theater of all kinds using all its art forms. Whether new to theater or seasoned with years of training and skill, all students receive an education that engages them fully. Your focus may be on acting, dance, technical theater/design, performance studies, or some combination of these. Equally important to us is the study of theater and dance performance theory, history, culture, and literature, thereby balancing the practical with the theoretical. Students engage in other upper division electives in stage management, playwriting, directing, choreography, sound design, scenic design, costume design, or lighting design, as well as a myriad of performance opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fundamentals of Acting
  • The Drama of American Cultures: An Introduction to Our Theater
  • Dance in American Cultures

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.4

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who apply to Berkeley should meet the following minimum requirements:

    Meet the A-G subject course requirements. 
  • Have a 3.0 GPA in A-G courses taken in the 10th and 11th grade years. (3.4 GPA for non-residents)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    29754 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    14312 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 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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