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.
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.
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- Fundamentals of Acting
- The Drama of American Cultures: An Introduction to Our Theater
- Dance in American Cultures
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesArt History Liberal Arts Theatre & Dance View 1269 other Bachelors in Theatre & Dance in United States
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)
International29754 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
National29754 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29754 USD per year during 48 months.
In-State14312 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14312 USD per year during 48 months.
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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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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