Prospective Students

The Department of Theatre Arts at The University of Texas at Arlington provides Theatre Arts majors with a well-rounded education in the theatrical profession through extensive practical and theoretical application of the art and craft of the stage. UTA Theatre Arts students will gain a practical education in the primary components of the theatre arts, including:

  • Acting and Performance (Musical Theatre)
  • Script Analysis and Theatre History
  • Theatrical Design and Technology
  • Stage Direction
  • Voice and Movement
  • Stage Management / Theatre Admnistration
  • The Department of Theatre Arts also offers a minor in Theatre Arts and a minor in Dance

The Department of Theatre Arts offers the B.A. and B.F.A. Degrees within the context of a broadbased Liberal Arts curriculum. The B.F.A. is a pre-professional degree with a focus in Performance, Musical Theatre, and Design & Technology that provides the training necessary for students to continue their progress within the professional field (see admission requirements). The B.A. is a general studies degree in Theatre Arts allowing the student flexibility through more elective hours to take courses that address multiple interests.


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Recruitment Events

  • Dancers Network: Collin College Preston Ridge Campus
  • North Texas Drama Auditions: Collin College Spring Creek Campus
  • Booker T. Washington College Showcase: Booker T. Washington HSPVA
  • Texas Thespians State Festival: Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Grapevine
  • Dance Jam Festival: Richland College
  • Greater San Antonio Area Auditions: Reagan High School
  • Texas Educational Theatre Association
  • American College Dance Association: Lamar University


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