Theatre Major: Acting and Directing Option B.A.
What is the acting and directing option in theatre?
The acting and directing option within the UNH theatre degree program allows you to concentrate on developing and refining your skills in the performing arts. You’ll study the history of theatre and advanced directing, as well as movement and vocal production, clowning and elements of design. Your coursework also will include a practicum each semester, giving you hands-on experience in theatre areas including sets, costumes, lighting, props, box office, marketing and performing.
Why study acting and directing at UNH?
In addition to our award-winning faculty, the UNH Department of Theatre and Dance offers more than 25 performance opportunities every year in musicals, plays or dance concerts. You’ll be able to pursue independent studies and you’ll be eligible to apply for R.E.A.C.H., financial assistance provided to students who participate in internships with professional theatre or dance organizations. Our Cultural Stages program brings acclaimed playwrights, choreographers and other theatre artists from around the world to campus. You can spend a January Term abroad in our London program or tour with UNH’s The Little Red Wagon, the summer professional children’s theatre.
- Arts organization director
- Company manager
- Marketing professional
- Theatre director
- Youth programmer
Department of Theater and Dance
Paul Creative Arts Center
University of New Hampshire
30 Academic Way
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2919
Fax: (603) 862-0298