Prospective Students

Students wishing to join the department as a Theatre Arts & Dance student can find general information on this page.

Degree Options

The Department of Theatre Arts offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a choice of three different concentrations. All prospective students must be fully admitted by the university to be considered for any Theatre Arts programs. Please visit the university admissions page for details. For more degree information, follow the links below to learn about what each program has to offer academically and professionally.

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Bachelor of Arts - Theatre Arts

The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre is designed to provide students with a well-rounded experience in theatre through a curriculum that includes core courses in acting, directing, technical theatre, dramatic literature, and theatre history.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts

The BFA is a pre-professional degree with a choice of concentration in Acting, Musical Theatre, and Design & Technology that provides a more specific academic degree for students who wish to focus on one concentration.

Program Auditions

Prospective students wishing to join the Department of Theatre Arts & Dance must first be fully admitted to UTA. All BFA concentrations require an audition, but BA and minors do not. Follow the link below to submit an application.