Texas Christian University
Department of Theatre
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2800 S. University Dr., Ed Landreth Hall Room 207
Fort Worth,TX 76129
You’ll get a broad-based education that builds on your theatre expertise and develops your analytical thinking, clarity in written and spoken expression, collaboration and creativity to adapt to whatever the future might bring. Choose from BFA specializations in acting, musical theatre, all areas of design, technical production and theatre studies. We also offer a broad-based BA degree in theatre, open to all TCU students. You’ll study theatre in a major metropolitan area that is a vibrant center for the arts. The Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex boasts outstanding professional theatre companies—many of which offer internships to Theatre TCU students—as well as superior museums and performances in music and dance. You’ll gain valuable experience on stage or behind the scenes in professional-level productions such as: The Importance of Being Earnest Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Brighton Beach Memoirs Three Sisters The Elephant Man Pippin Tartuffe bare Pericles When you graduate, you’ll join an impressive network of Theatre TCU alumni who work across the nation in professional and academic theatre, including graduates who have garnered roles as actors and choreographers on Broadway, major regional theatres, and national tours; as stage managers; as voiceover actors for animated series; as designers and production technicians for cruise line productions; and as theatre educators.
Notable Alumni Include: Anthony Fortino
Faculty Info: Brian Clinnin, Tristan Decker, William J Eickenloff, Jr., Jennifer Engler, Murell Horton, Jessica Humphrey, LaLonnie Lehman, Ian Loveall, Penny Maas, Lydia Mackay, Kelsey Milbourn, Harry Parker, Ayvaunn Penn, Krista Scott, Alan Shorter, Michael Skinner, Thomas J. Walsh, Merrill West.
Lawton Community Theatre Presents THE LAST FIVE YEARS
February 28, 2021
'The Last Five Years” is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. The show’s unconventional structure consists of Cathy, the woman, telling her story backwards while Jamie, the man, tells his story chronologically; the two characters only meet once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
Baritone Will Liverman Releases DREAMS OF A NEW DAY: Songs by Black Composers on Cedille Records
February 12, 2021
Today, baritone Will Liverman has released Dreams of a New Day: Songs by Black Composers with pianist Paul Sánchez on Cedille Records. Liverman says, “Right now, it is more important than ever to celebrate the contributions of Black composers, and I’m honored to give voice to the art songs on this album.'
BWW Interview: THE ELIXIR OF LOVE at McCaw Hall
November 02, 2020
Available to season ticket holders from November 13–December 4, 2020 , Recorded on the McCaw Hall stage
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION College Top 5!
September 26, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 5 in the college category.
Alonzo King Receives Prestigious Dance Magazine Award
September 22, 2020
Alonzo King LINES Ballet has announced that Founder and Artistic Director Alonzo King is the recipient of the 2020 Dance Magazine Award. King will be honored at a virtual award ceremony on December 7, 2020.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION College Top 8!
September 19, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 8 in the college category.
Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: DANCE EDITION College Top 15!
September 12, 2020
You voted, here they are! In no particular order, meet our top 15 in the college category.
Broadway Books: 10 Books on Set Design to Read While Staying Inside!
August 09, 2020
These books, many of which were written by current or former set designers, take a deep dive into what the art is all about, how to get started, what research goes into the craft, and even how to design on a budget!
OGCMA Presents Free Pipe Organ Concerts All Summer At The Jersey Shore
June 26, 2020
Live from the Great Auditorium! The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) will kick off its annual summer-long series of FREE ORGAN RECITALS at the historic Great Auditorium starting on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
American Pianists Association Awards 50K To Five Awards Finalists
June 12, 2020
In response to the dire situation that musicians are living in, and in accordance with its mission to support and promote young American pianists, American Pianists Association's (APA's) President/CEO and Artistic Director Joel Harrison and its board of directors have awarded each of the five 2021 American Pianists Awards finalists-Dominic Cheli, Kenny Broberg, Mackenzie Melemed, Michael Davidman and Sahun Sam Hong -a cash prize of $50,000 before they even begin the Awards public adjudication process.
National WWI Museum and Memorial Reopens Today
June 01, 2020
The National WWI Museum and Memorial reopens to members today and to the public on Tuesday, June 2, while offering a host of programs in June.
College Audition Prep Intensive and Weekend in North Texas Return This July and August
May 08, 2020
CAPI/CAPW in north Texas is an event where talented young high school performers come together with university faculty to prepare for the highly competitive college audition process. Students hone their audition skills with one-on-one feedback from faculty members who get an early look at upcoming talent.
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Monologues and Acting Reels - Part 4
May 11, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually! This entry features Monologues and Acting Reels - Part 4
The College Showcase Must Go On (Virtually!) - Students From TCU, Pace, AMDA, and More!
May 05, 2020
We've been compiling showcase videos from college seniors all around the country. Although their performances were cancelled, the show must go on-- virtually! This entry features Students From TCU, Pace, AMDA, and More!
Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Names Susan Jaffe New Artistic Director
April 14, 2020
After an extensive search, the Board of Trustees of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (PBT) and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School (PBT School) announced today the appointment of Susan Jaffe as artistic director. Jaffe will succeed Terrence S. Orr, who last summer announced his intent to retire in June 2020, after the company's 50th Anniversary Season.