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Drama - Theatre Arts Education

University of North Carolina Greensboro

48 months
22565 USD/year
22565 USD/year
7406 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The B.F.A. Drama - Theatre Arts Education Major at University of North Carolina Greensboro emphasizes that theatre is a discipline involving three basic factors: talent, study, and practice.


The School of Theatre offers a full range of liberal arts and professional degree programs that prepare undergraduate students for a variety of career opportunities in theatre. The degrees provide students with a vital mix of coursework that combines theory and practice and encourages the development of skills and talents.The Drama - Theatre Arts Education program is offered at University of North Carolina Greensboro.

Degree Outcomes

  • Alumni have pursued careers on Broadway and with CBS, Jim Henson Productions, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Zena Group Resident Company, and more.
  • Many graduates continue their education with master’s and doctoral degrees at schools including Yale School of Drama, Florida State University, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, and Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Alumni include Grammy and Emmy winners; Broadway stage managers; produced playwrights; working directors, actors, designers, and technicians; and faculty and staff at many colleges and universities.
The Student Experience
  • Alpha Psi Omega (the National Theatre Student Honorary Organization) sponsors activities including an annual awards party and talent show fundraiser.
  • The School of Theatre has an ongoing relationship with Triad Stage, offering internships in stage management, assistant directing, acting, and theatre management.
  • Acting opportunities are available with UNC School of the Arts film projects.
  • Production and performance opportunities are offered by the North Carolina Theatre for Young People and Theatre 232 (summer theatre).
  • Participation in annual Performance Showcase in New York City can be obtained by audition.
  • New York City trip to make connections with professional alumni, see Broadway productions, and workshop with theatre artists.
  • Arts-based living community, “Studio 91” in Cone Residence Hall, featuring music, theater, and dance practice rooms; music composition computer lab; drawing lounge; and arts-related programs and events.


  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference
  • United States Institute for Theatre Technology Inc.
  • North Carolina Theatre Conference

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Voice for the Actor
  • Stage Crafts: Scenery, Lighting, and Sound
  • Stage Crafts: Costuming and Makeup
  • Theatre Practice—Scenery
  • Theatre Practice—Costumes
  • Playscript Analysis
  • Acting 
  • Scene Design
  • Costume Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Playwriting
  • Directing 
  • Performance Styles
  • Teaching Methods in Theatre Arts
  • Advanced Theatre Practice—Production
  • Student Teaching in Theatre Arts
  • Theatre History
  • Drama in Education
  • Theatre Management
  • Stage Management
  • Directing Practicum

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


128 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

All BFA programs include secondary admission requirements, including an audition or interview. Admission to these programs is very competitive.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22565 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22565 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22565 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7406 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7406 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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


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.

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