A Georgia Baptist Institution
|SCHOOL OF FINE & PERFORMING ARTS|
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre
The BFA in Theatre is a professional actor training program designed to prepare students to tackle the professional theatre world upon graduation. We provide a learning environment where we train not just the actor, but the whole person through activities in the classroom, rehearsal space, and onstage in performance.
At Shorter University, students are not only allowed to audition for mainstage shows in their first year—it is required for all BFA students! The faculty feels strongly about immediately fostering the connection between what students are doing in the classroom to what they do onstage.
One of the strongest aspects of the actor training at Shorter University is the faculty’s dedication to the growth of every student as an individual. Students’ training is monitored carefully through their time here, structured with regular opportunities to reflect on strengths and weaknesses, goals that are being set, and growth as an artist and member of the Shorter University Theatre Department.
Our actor training has three main branches:
At Shorter University, you are not only allowed to audition for mainstage shows as a first-year student—it is required for BFA students! We feel strongly about immediately fostering the connection between what you are doing in the classroom to what you do onstage.
| SHORTER UNIVERSITY • 315 Shorter Avenue • Rome, Georgia 30165 • Phone: 800-868-6980 • www.shorter.edu
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