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Bachelor of Arts in Theatre

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with special interest in Dance


Smith offers theatre enthusiasts extraordinary opportunities both on and off the stage. The theatre program features some 35 courses in acting, directing, design, playwriting, literature, history and dramatic theory. Courses include Theatre History and Culture, Acting, Directing, Writing for the Theatre, Set Design, Costume Design, and Lighting Design, and a rich array of courses in world drama, including American theatre, Black theatre, Jewish theatre, African and Caribbean theatre, Canadian theatre, as well as pre-modern and modern European theatre.

Notable Alumni Include:

Faculty Info: Len Berkman, Edward Check, Tara Franklin, Kiki Gounaridou, Andrea Hairston, John Hellweg, Ellen W. Kaplan, Daniel Elihu Kramer, Kiki Smith, Nan Zhang.

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