B.A. On Campus

Theatre Education (Theatre and Dance)

Old Dominion University

48 months
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
1032 USD/credit 30960 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Theatre Education (Theatre and Dance) BA program offered at Old Dominion University integrates theatre arts and education in the classroom, in the community, and on the stage. Part of our mission is to use the power of theatre to shape society and to change lives. We see education as the tool with which our students create the future.


Program Highlights

What makes the Theatre Education (Theatre and Dance) BA program offered at Old Dominion University unique?
  • Theatre at ODU is home for creative people exploring the possibilities, excitement, and energy of the performing arts beyond the safe boundaries of the familiar. We feature individualized instruction, rigorous curriculum, dedicated faculty, and professional internship options.


  • Producers and Directors
  • Commercial and Industrial Designers
  • Actors
  • Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Production Design
  • Drama for Production
  • Acting
  • Production Technology
  • Theatre Histories
  • Script and Performance Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Performance emphasis requires an audition; a Design/Technology emphasis requires a portfolio review. These are both scheduled in Spring semesters.
  • Performance emphasis majors are required to audition for shows, and all majors are strongly urged to audition each semester.
  • Application and $50 fee.
  • All prior Secondary/High School or College/University transcripts along with Diploma or Leaving Certificate.
  • Demonstrated English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial Documentation (seeking F/J visas only).
  • Passport identification page.
  • SAT/ACT standardized exams are optional, though highly recommended.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    30960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1032 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Norfolk

1100 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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