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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Performance Program (BFA)

Theatre and Dance Department information  

The BFA in performance prepares students who are serious, dedicated and gifted for a career in the performing arts. The program is designed to foster the skills and knowledge commensurate with the demands of a life in the theatre. The purpose of the concentration is to develop individual performers equipped to enter the professional arena and to prepare students for further study on the graduate or conservatory level. Admission to the BFA program is by audition after students have completed between 30 and 60 credit hours. Each BFA candidate is reviewed by the Theatre faculty in audition/interviews at the end of each semester.


A. Acting Sequence (18 credits)

THE 230 , THE 334  and THE 339  (taken two times) must be taken in sequence during the freshman and sophomore years; the balance of the sequence may be taken in any order.

B. Voice and Movement Sequence (17 credits)

G. Stage Management (3 credits)

I. Additional Requirements

Completion of 126 credit hours, including at least 70 in Theatre.

Grades of C (2.0) or better in all theatre courses.

All College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) General Education requirements  and UM-Flint graduation requirements .

In addition, the BFA candidate must audition for and be available to be cast in all main stage productions mounted each year by the Theatre and Dance Department.

Minimum Credits for the Degree: 126 credits