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Theatre BA

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Entertainment has become the fastest growing industry in America, especially in the state of Georgia. A Bachelor of Arts in Theatre will allow you to indulge your passion for the stage, while providing you with a firm foundation for a life in theatre. You will explore the areas of acting, directing, stagecraft and script analysis. Through theatre labs, workshops and directed studies, you will come to hone your skills in acting, directing, design and stage and theatre management. Specialized coursework includes voice, movement, camera acting, design and video production. Within this degree, you can also choose to enter either the design/technical, management or performance track. 

Industry Highlights

The median hourly wage for actors is $20.26, with a predicted 4% of growth from 2012 to 2022.

- Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Stage Production
  • Camera Work
  • Box Offices
  • Publicity Departments
  • Scene and Costume Shops
  • Sound Booth
  • Regional Theaters
  • Local Television
  • Tourist Industry

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of productions by Armstrong's Masquers and the Department of Art, Music &Theatre, along with the opportunities to hone audition skills and build career portfolios through participation in a number of different theatre conferences.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Allison Scardino Belzer on Nov. 10

(November 1, 2017) – In "Women in Uniform One Hundred Years Later: Rethinking World War One in Italy," Belzer chronicles the monumental transition of Italian women from hidden members of society to public representatives of Italian patriotism. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong Economic Monitor Reports Steady Economic Growth in 2nd Quarter 2017

(October 2, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor, which analyzes data and identifies trends affecting the regional economy, reports that the Savannah metro economy continued healthy growth in the second quarter of 2017 while forecasting moderately slower year-end movement.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Elise Blackwell on Oct. 5

(September 28, 2017) - Armstrong State University’s College of Liberal Arts will present a reading by acclaimed writer Elise Blackwell. The author of five novels, including Hunger, which was named the "Best Book of 2003” by the Los Angeles Times, Blackwell will read from her latest work of fiction, The Lower Quarter

Read More Armstrong Professor Named to University System of Georgia College 2025 Initiative Working Group

(August 18, 2017) – University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley recently named Armstrong State University Associate Professor of Communications and African-American Studies Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas, Ph.D., to the College 2025 Initiative working group. The group aims to produce more college graduates from Georgia’s public colleges and universities by 2025.

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