Drama is an art form that dates back to the age of ancient Greece. The universities you will view all have outstanding facilities and coaches. You just have the guts to go from an amateur to a professional. Look up the bios of those who are famous on stage or screen and you will find that 95% of them were theatre majors in college. Theatre is a life calling and not a dalliance. If you have the passion you will succeed.
"The Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department stages about 40 productions each year, giving students many opportunities to perform, build, design, and create....You'll immerse yourself in Chicago's vibrant theatre scene and prepare for a career in the industry by building a portfolio of professional-quality work."
(Provided By: Columbia College - Chicago)
"Stage managers are leaders who orchestrate all aspects of a theatre production. Crucial to this role is the ability to collaborate and prioritize the production needs of the artists within the distinct disciplines of theatre, dance and opera. In the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Production – Stage Management, you will learn to work in a variety of genres, use technology to support your work and effectively manage professional productions."
(Provided By: Shenandoah University)
"From the first day, you will be challenged and coached by a distinguished faculty holding credits from Broadway, regional theater, opera, television, film, and composition. You will take risks in front of demanding teachers and supportive fellow students as you develop your talent for acting, singing, and dancing."
(Provided By: Emerson College)
"Grounded in theatre history and criticism, dramatic literature, performance studies and theatre’s arts and crafts, Southwestern Theatre students receive education and training in the intellectual, artistic, and cultural dimensions of live theatrical performance."
(Provided By: Southwestern University)
"ASU Theatre & Dance also prepares students for sustainable and lucrative careers as “behind the scenes” technicians, directors, stage managers, lighting & sound designers, costumers, make-up artists, choreographers, critics, and playwrights."
(Provided By: Alabama State University)
"The theatre program combines performance experience with intense training by internationally recognized master teachers, directors and choreographers. Offering B.F.A. degrees in theatre arts, acting, musical theatre and theatre production, you will work alongside professional artists to hone your craft and develop your artistry."
(Provided By: Point Park University)
"Here in the entertainment capital of the world, you’ll be introduced to Los Angeles’ vast performance resources and connected with professionals and companies across the city... Oxy’s program offers many paths to explore or follow—acting, directing, playwriting, design, production, technical theater, community-based theater, theory and history."
(Provided By: Occidental College)
"Theater Studies emphasizes the reciprocal relationship between practice and scholarly study. The major combines practical training with theory and history, while stressing creative critical thinking. Students are encouraged to engage intellectual and physical approaches to explore diverse cultural forms, historical traditions, and contemporary life."
(Provided By: Yale University)
"The Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Musical Theater in the School of Performing Arts offers elite training by well-connected professionals working in the industry that combines the disciplines of acting, music, and dance. Designed to train the unique performer, the BFA in Musical Theater major offers you the opportunity to showcase your abilities and talents while preserving and refining your individuality."
(Provided By: Pace University)