Immerse yourself in the professional theatre world as a performance specialist.
Why Study Acting?
As a theatre major specializing in acting, you will master the craft of acting through proven performance techniques. Here, you will grow personally and creatively as you prepare for a professional acting career. Through our program, you'll take classes and participate in extracurricular activities that challenge you and introduce you to new opportunities. With classes like Directing, Movement Specialties (Combat), Auditioning, Voice Dynamics and Acting, this specialization provides you with an enriching exploration of acting that will help you launch your career in theatre and the arts.
Embrace your creativity and follow your passion by studying acting at USD.
Degrees & Offerings
Theatre: Acting (BFA)Major with Specialization
Prepare yourself to be a performer in the professional theatre world with an acting specialization. You may be admitted into this specialization with permission of the theatre faculty after completing an interview and audition or portfolio presentation.
Departments & Facilities
Whether you are interested in a career in acting, musical theatre, design technology or a related field, the real-world experiences and connections you find in the Department of Theatre will help you get there.