Acting Major (B.F.A.)

The Towson University Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Acting fosters the growth of the whole person through a developmental sequence of courses that provides a solid foundation of acting skills.

Theatre Students in Class

The B.F.A. in Acting is for students seeking rigorous preparation for graduate study or for entry-level acting opportunities.

Professional training includes courses in acting, voice, movement, and scene study. Students also have the opportunity to study other areas of theatre such as playwriting, dramaturgy and directing. Lighting, sound, scenic and costume design, and technical direction will round out your theatre training.

Acting majors apply their developing skills through public performances in fully-produced plays, student projects, new plays in development, and devised works.

Admission Requirements

An audition/interview is required for entry into the Acting program.

Transfer students who intend to pursue the BFA in Acting must present a placement audition for the faculty and submit transcripts to the department chair for evaluation.

Degree Requirements and Course Descriptions

You can view degree requirements and course descriptions for the B.F.A. in Acting in the Undergraduate Catalog.