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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 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.

Read More Armstrong to Host Robert I. Strozier Faculty Lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin on Sept. 1

(August 16, 2017)–Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Dr. Meimei Lin, “What is the Cost to Nature to Sustain an Increasing Population?” Dr. Lin will explore the effects of agricultural intensification on U.S. farmland and how restructured government policies can minimize unintended environmental impacts. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Economic Monitor Reports Savannah Economic Growth in 1st Quarter 2017

(June 26, 2017) - Armstrong’s latest Coastal Empire Economic Monitor reports that the Savannah metro economy returned to healthy growth in the opening quarter of 2017, as the negative effects of Hurricane Matthew dissipated. Employment, airport travel, retail sales and consumer confidence were especially strong during this period, as was record-setting port activity.

Read More Making Connections: Small Business Class Opens Big Doors

(April 19, 2017) – In the Small Business Consulting course taught by Dennis Barber, Ph.D., Armstrong Economics professor and Small Business Institute director, undergraduates gain firsthand experience in Savannah’s small business community, which is a leader in the state.

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