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  • B.A. in General Theater

    The B.A. in Theater is intended to serve students who want both a theater major and a broad liberal arts foundation. This degree program is tailored to students with varied talents and interests who will benefit from the rigorous artistic demands made by specialized courses in the School of Theater, while also meeting the challenges of a liberal arts education.

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  • B.F.A. in Performance: Acting and Musical Theater (2 tracks)

    The B.F.A. in Theater Performance is a rigorous program fostering creative, cognitive, and artistic skills. It is intended to advance the education and training of motivated, curious, self-reliant, adaptable theater artists.

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  • B.F.A. Production Design and Technology

    The B.F.A. in Production Design and Technology allows students to study broadly in all areas of design and production or specialize in design of scenery, costumes, lighting, and sound. Technology specialization includes technical direction, costume technology or props technology (artisanship).

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  • B.F.A. Stage Management

    The B.F.A. in Stage Management prepares students for entry into the professional theater as stage managers. Stage Management requires knowledge of all aspects of production, a foundation in theater history and a range of interpersonal skills. The BFA in Stage Management at Ohio University is a combination of academics and practical application, with mentorship alongside theater professionals.

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  • B.F.A. Playwriting

    The B.F.A. in Playwriting is an intensive introduction to the art of dramatic writing for the stage. This program focuses on playwriting through the study of dramatic structure, its relationship to literature, and how the spoken word functions on the stage and in performance.

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  • Graduate Theater Degrees

    Empowerment through art and the pursuit of originality. Both our degree options will help you create a foundation necessary to build a career in theater and advanced graduate studies.

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    Musician Brent Frederick Joins OHIO's Musical Theater Program, Fall 2020

    March 19, 2020

    We welcome Brent Frederick, a multi-hyphenate musician with a career spanning two decades across all facets of the entertainment industry, who will join the faculty starting fall 2020! 

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    Ohio University 2020 Global Arts Festival

    March 3, 2020
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    OHIO Theater Presents Alumni Qui NGuyen's "She Kills Monsters"

    February 17, 2020

    In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

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    Athena Cinema brings 100 years of women’s suffrage to the screen

    January 17, 2020

    To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the amendment’s passing, and to reflect on issues of citizenship more broadly, the Athena Cinema announces the Women Pioneers Series,

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