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Bethune-Cookman University

Department of Speech, Communication, Theatre and Visual Arts
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640 Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard
Daytona Beach,FL 32114

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Bachelor of Arts in Speech/Communication: Acting & Directing

The Performance Emphasis is designed to train students who are interested in such fields of work as acting, directing, producing, and voice talent for radio, film, television, sales, marketing, news reporting, and theatre arts education. To facilitate students’ goals, Performance students study theatre history, dramatic literature, dance, actor movement, and design and technical theatre. Performance study also places importance on the development of critical thinking, creativity, and interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. Enrollment in Performance Repertory is required for the emphasis. Students whose emphasis is Performance must also be actively involved with the Mary McLeod Bethune Players. Orchesis Dance Ensemble within this emphasis. Students, outside of the major, are also invited to participate in these organizations.

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