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Detroit,MI 48221-3038
313.993.3273
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Bachelor of Arts in Theater

University of Detroit Mercy's theatre major is where you can start to build your boundless future. We believe in the strengths gained through apprenticeship training in combination with the practiced application of classroom techniques create a strong foundation for the performing arts professional.

Notable Alumni Include: Keegan-Michael Key

Faculty Info: Gregory Grobis, Andrew Papa, Mary Elizabeth Valesano.

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