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Theater Arts (Acting)

Long Island University (LIU)

48 months
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About

The B.F.A. in Theater Arts (Acting) at the Long Island University (LIU) with a concentration in Acting provides personalized and intensive classroom instruction and stage experience to prepare students for acting careers. 

Overview

Key facts

Students receive a rigorous grounding in history, literature, theories and methodologies of classical and contemporary theatre arts, and work with professional actors and playwrights. Students also have a variety of opportunities to perform in main stage productions directed by renowned New York City directors. The 120-credit B.F.A. in Theater Arts (Acting) at the Long Island University (LIU) program is selective and acceptance into the program requires an audition.

The acting concentration draws from the Suzuki, Stanislavsky, Chekhov and Linklater techniques. The core program, taught by professional theatre artists, emphasizes development of a riveting stage presence based on dynamic physicality, emotional authenticity and a commanding voice. Students receive individual and ensemble training in television and film acting, singing and dancing from artists of national and international renown. The program culminates at the end of the senior year, when students showcase their talent before agents, managers and directors in New York City.

This exciting program is coordinated with the Post Theatre Company, where students gain hands-on participation in all aspects of a working theatre company. Students gain a wider perspective through internships on and off campus, and travel to festivals in the United States and abroad.

Students have access to excellent facilities to gain practical experience and showcase their talents.

Qualities That Set Our Program Apart

  • Physical acting training based on the Suzuki Technique with an emphasis on building technique through movement, voice and speech training
  • Opportunities to collaborate with professional playwrights in developing new plays for stages worldwide
  • Main stage productions directed by professional New York City directors, public performances and collaborations with renowned New York City-based artist that offer networking opportunities and access to potential employers
  • Extensive internship offerings
  • A stellar roster of alumni working on Broadway and Off-Broadway, in American regional theatres, on national tours and in international venues and in films and TV programs including "ER" and "Six Feet Under."

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Basic Acting 
  • Basic Acting II
  • Intermediate Acting I
  • Intermediate Acting II
  • Advanced Acting I
  • Advanced Acting II
  • Professional Skills: The Business of Acting
  • Senior Acting Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We have rolling admissions. As an international student it is important to apply as soon as possible.

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Incoming freshmen must have a solid B average (3.0 or 82-85 grade point average) and an average SAT score of 1000 (Critical Reading and Math combined) or ACT Composite of 20 or above.
  • Transfer students must have completed more than 24 college credits. A minimum college G.P.A. of 2.0 is required for application review. If you have completed fewer than 24 credits, you must also submit high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37926 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    37926 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37926 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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