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South Carolina School of the Arts

BA in Theatre Design

Design sets, costumes, or lighting

This is where your talent, skills, and independent expression turn into enchantment on the stage. You will learn to create exciting theatrical environments filled with costumes, scenery, lights, properties, and sound. Our professional design faculty teach you how to make it happen in our shops, in the rehearsal hall, and in the classroom. You will have hands-on opportunities to practice your chosen craft and experiment with others you never imagined.

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About the BA in Theatre Design

Our Bachelor of Art in Theatre Design will provide you as a student with:

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Well-Rounded Training

Our program trains you in the latest theatre design techniques and prepares you for a career or advanced degrees in theatre design or stage management

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Build Upon Your Skills

You will develop skills in all aspects of theatre design and technology and then apply that knowledge throughout the year in for our main stage and student-led productions

Career Outlook

If a theatrical career behind the scenes is your destination, your Anderson University training, hard work, and strong entrepreneurial skills will help you reach your goals. You can pursue a variety of careers in theater, film and related fields including: *

*Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Four Dots  Set and Exhibit Designer: $62,480
Four Dots  Art Director: $94,220
Four Dots  Costume Attendant: $48,970
Four Dots  Postsecondary Art, Drama, or Music Teacher: $61,660
Four Dots  Lighting Technician: $73,700
Four Dots  Costume Designer: $73,790
Four Dots  Producer/Director: $74,420
Four Dots  Stage Manager: $62,746

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Schedule an Audition

An audition is required for students interested in enrolling as a theatre major in the South Carolina School of the Arts. All questions can be directed to