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901 East Alosta Avenue
Azusa,CA 91702-7000
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Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting for the Stage and Screen

Bachelor of Arts Theatre Arts


The acting degree for the stage and screen curriculum helps students develop mastery in acting technique, on-camera acting technique, movement, voice and speech, text analysis, and professional protocol needed for aspiring artists. Students interested in acting careers in theater, film, and television may wish to pursue this program and benefit from interactions with the professional industry in Los Angeles. Training culminates in a senior web series with professional actors from Hollywood, including an industry screening in Los Angles with invited casting directors, agents, and managers. The web series cast graduates from Azusa Pacific SAG eligible and with a professional reel to begin their careers. Seniors may also be placed into internship opportunities. Following graduation, students are prepared to begin an acting career or pursue further training in a graduate program focused on acting, writing, and directing.

Notable Alumni Include:

Faculty Info: Jill Brennan-Lincoln, M.A, Monica Ganas, Ph.D, Christopher Keene, MFA, Kirsten Lundin Humer, MFA, Alex Hluch, MFA, Kimberly Atkinson, MFA, Danielle Baca, M.A, David Barrera, MFA, Andi Chapman, MFA, Jesse Corti, David Hadinger, MFA, Nanci Carol Ruby, MFA, Gregory Sims, BFA, Kevin Slay, MFA, Jeff Tirrell, Ph.D., Jennifer Wilcove, M.M.Ed., Alexandra Wright, MFA

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