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Roanoke,VA 24020-1707

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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

The intimacy of Hollins’ nationally recognized theatre program allows you to identify and apply your own strengths, helping you to write, design, build, direct, and star in the most important play on the planet: your life. Find out how doing what you love can prepare you to love what you do. And why loving what you do can help you win in life.

Notable Alumni Include:

Faculty Info: Lauren Brooke Ellis, John Forsman, Kiah Kayser, Travis Kendrick, Kerry Morgiewicz, Todd Ristau, Ami Trowell, Ernest Zulia.

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