The BFA in Stage Management offers real-world experience in technical aspects of production, management and design. Students hone skills in leadership, problem solving, and thinking creatively and collaboratively, while stage managing at least one production each academic year.
The program provides a firm foundation in theatrical history, current practice and affords opportunities to explore the intricacies of commercial and non-profit work in theatre, opera, team-based collaborations and beyond.
Students begin exploring the skills acquired in the classroom through assignments on productions as early as their first year of enrollment. Students stage manage at least one production each academic year.
The BFA is a professional degree program, which offers a conservatory approach to training. This degree emphasizes practical experience in addition to traditional course work.