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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 Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Emily Rosko on March 2

(February 23, 2017) – The College of Liberal Arts will present a poetry reading at Foxy Loxy Cafe by acclaimed author Emily Rosko, who will read from her latest poetry collection, Prop Rockery. The event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

Read More Armstrong to Host A Moveable Feast Faculty Lecture on Jan. 26

(January 18, 2017) – Armstrong State University will host a free lecture by Comparative Literature Assistant Professor Hapsatou Wane and History Associate Professor Allison Scardino Belzer. In a lecture titled “Women in Conflict: Constructing Identity in the Twentieth Century During Dictatorship and War,” they will draw from distinct historical moments and settings to explore how women writers respond to political and military conflict.

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