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Acting Degrees College Guide for Theatre Students

Degree Name: Bachelor of Arts in Acting

Grad/Under Grad: Under Graduate
Field Name: Acting
Degree Type: BA
Description: The Bachelor of Arts in Acting is undergraduate degree focusing on various aspects of acting and performance. Students are trained in acting, movement and speech as well as are provided a solid academic foundation, enhancing critical understanding of the discipline, and actively participating in program productions.

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Degree Name: Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting

Grad/Under Grad: Under Graduate
Field Name: Acting
Degree Type: BFA
Description: The Bachelor of Fine Arts is a comprehensive undergraduate university degree specialized in various aspects of acting and performance. The program focuses on training in acting, movement and speech as well as providing a solid academic foundation, enhancing critical understanding of the discipline, and actively participating in program productions. The BFA is often considered a "professional degree" offering intensive training for students interested in pursuing careers in the professional theatre. Upon completion, students have the option of pursuing a graduate degree.

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Degree Name: Master of Fine Arts in Acting

Grad/Under Grad: Graduate
Field Name: Acting
Degree Type: MFA
Description: The Master of Fine Arts in Acting is a graduate program further applying the skills of performance studies, theory and practice learned in the undergraduate curriculums.

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