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South Carolina School of the Arts

BA in Theatre

Tailored to propel you into your career

The Theatre program at the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University is designed to give students a tailored education that propels you into a full-time theatre career or graduate study.

At Anderson University, we encourage our students to journey towards a vast array of careers in dance. These include performing professionally for commercial companies and/or established dance companies, teaching for dance studios, choreographing for studio students, taking positions in arts administration, serving God by following a call for dance ministries and outreach agencies, pursuing graduate studies in the dance and wellness fields. Whatever your dreams are, we look forward to guiding you along the way.

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About the BA in Theatre

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

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Well-Rounded Training

Our program prepares you for a career in any aspect of theatre — from backstage to center stage

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Our program offers a generalized degree that provides flexibility and diversity in your theatrical pursuits

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Applicable Skills to Any Field

Students leave AU with confidence, strong communication skills, adaptability, and proficiency in creative problem solving

Career Outlook

If center stage or backstage is your destination, your AU 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:* 


Four Dots  Actor: $33,400
Four Dots  Talent Agent: $90,870
Four Dots  Broadcast Presenter: $53,311
Four Dots  Producer: $47,300
Four Dots  Special Effects Technician: $40,243
Four Dots  Film Editor: $36,700
Four Dots  Playwright: $63,200
Four Dots  Theater Manager: $45,105

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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