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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.