BFA, Theatre Performance [Note: BFA information can be found by scrolling down below the BA information on the Undergraduate Catalog page]
Minor [Note: Minor information can be found by scrolling down below the Theatre (Design/Technology) - BFA information on the Undergraduate Catalog page]
The Department of Theatre & Dance offers BA Theatre and BFA Theatre Performance degrees, as well as a Theatre minor. All majors and minors take a broad range of courses, including acting, design/technology, theatre history/literature, and play analysis.
While completing a liberal arts degree in theatre, BA Theatre students may choose to concentrate in any one of a number of areas, including acting, design/technology, history/literature, and directing.
After taking Acting 1 and 2 during their freshman year, Theatre Performance BFA students take a three-year sequence in acting, which includes courses in Method Acting, Voice, Shakespeare, Meisner Technique, Mime/Movement, Lloyd Richards' Approach, and Audition Technique.
For more information about Theatre performance opportunities in Buffalo, watch "BUFFALO: All The City's A Stage" ...With commentary from UB Theatre & Dance faculty and alumni
Spring Theatre Program Class Schedule (Undergraduate)
Spring Theatre Program Class Schedule (Graduate)
Fall Theatre Program Class Schedule (Undergraduate)
Fall Theatre Program Class Schedule (Graduate)
The Theatre & Dance Department offers BA and Theatre Performance BFA programs in which selected undergraduates study a broad range of technical, artistic, literary and historical aspects of theatre, while concentrating on a specific area. Areas of emphasis include acting, design/technology, history/literature, playwriting, and directing.
Prospective majors should arrange for an interview with the Theatre advisor prior to their first semester on campus. Early application for a major is encouraged to ensure taking courses in the proper sequence and to obtain the most benefit from Theatre Performance departmental advisement. A placement audition is encouraged if the student has prior experience (other than high school). *B.F.A. applicants are auditioned for placement in the spring of their freshman year.