Department of Theatre Arts

Theatre at UAFS is this area's only professional quality theatre training program and production company. If you are looking for a career in the entertainment industry--whether it be on-stage or behind the scenes as a writer, critic, or perhaps a teacher--or if you just want to have the dramatic arts be a part of your life, you've come to the right place. Our high-quality faculty, versatile facilities, and robust training program will help you unlock the artist inside of you.

The need for creative people in the workplace is growing every day. Let Theatre at UAFS help you develop your creative side so that you can find the career you are looking for. You'll be amazed at what you can accomplish.

Not a student?

If you are strictly an audience member, and not interested in becoming a student, you are still welcome at Theatre at UAFS. Check out our current productions and the UAFS Season of Entertainment performance schedule, then come and see us!


Ten things you should know about Theatre at UAFS

  1. We offer bachelor's degrees in Acting/Directing and Design/Technology.

  2. We produce five to six productions each year from many different genres, including music, drama, comedy, and Shakespeare.

  3. We are one of the only schools in the nation to continually present original work.

  4. We are a Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival participant every year.

  5. We are the only school in Arkansas to earn National KC/ACTF awards in the last five years.

  6. We are the only school in the region to be invited to perform at the KC/ACTF Regional Festival four times in the last seven years.

  7. Our auditions are open to all students, regardless of major.

  8. Our Theatre Arts minor is the perfect complement to many degree fields that require creativity, public speaking, or teamwork.

  9. All of our students receive training in both acting/directing and design/technology.

  10. Most of our former students have gone on to graduate schools and to working professionally in the industry.

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