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Students drawn to the stage can dance and sing their way to the UWF Department of Theatre, where they’ll be immersed in pre-professional training from experienced performers. The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre ensures students can find their niche, whether it's teaching, directing, stage management, dramaturgy or a second major. No audition is required.

Why Study Theatre at UWF?

Experienced and professionally engaged faculty members make up the cornerstone of the Department of Theatre at UWF.

Each faculty member is actively involved in various performance companies outside the University including professional theatre, opera and dance, enhancing the experience you will receive by ensuring the education offered is the most up-to-date pre-professional training. 

You will work one-on-one work with faculty members and explore a wide range of realized production opportunities. You will be encouraged to become involved in your first semester on campus and receive a wide-range of opportunities in all areas of theatre.

What You Will Learn

The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre is a degree that allows the flexibility to explore many different aspects of theatre. You will learn theory and engage in application through coursework, auditions and performance production. 

The program offers an opportunity to work closely with faculty mentors and to pursue your interest in performance studies.


A minor in Theatre offers students the opportunity to develop skills that will complement many other fields of study. You can develop skills in public speaking and communication, artistic or stage design, or skills in managing the business side of theatre such as publicity and production. Theatre majors may not earn this minor.

Minor in Theatre Courses