CGS in Theatre Practices

School of Communication & the Arts

The Certificate of Graduated Studies in Theatre Practices, offered on campus with required residency, is designed for students seeking a broad overview in acting, directing, dramaturgy and design. Credits from this certificate may be applied to the master's program.

  • Examine theories and concepts of acting and directing for the stage with an emphasis on Constantin Stanislavski's system and on script analysis, principles of staging and collaborating with actors.
  • Investigate the process of creating a scenic, costume, lighting or audio design.
  • Gain expertise in designing and applying makeup techniques including corrective, fantasy, animal, special effects, old age and latex prosthetic pieces.

Career Opportunities: This certificate may help advance your career in theatre arts by equipping you with a broad scope of knowledge in your field. Potential career fields include acting, stage production, public relations, voice over work and talent for commercial work.

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Delivery Format: On Campus | Online w/Residency

Total Credit Hours Required: 15

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Priority Application Deadline*

Summer: April 15

*Or until the cohort is full. To determine if space is available, please contact the Admissions Office at comadmissions@regent.edu or 757.352.4243.

 

Prerequisites

A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.


Admissions Process:

Step 1: Application

Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

 

Step 2: Application Fee

Option 1: Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee online during the application process via our Miscellaneous Payments Form, or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Option 2: Attend a graduate School of Communication & the Arts on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee. 

 

Step 3: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts

Regent’s Office of the Registrar is requesting your official transcripts from your degree-granting institution. We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript in order to gain you an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: COM Master's Application Pieces.

 

Step 4: Recommendation

Submit our online recommendation form to provide us with contact information for your recommendation. We will use this information to contact your recommender and provide him/her with the appropriate recommendation form.

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Step 5: Personal Goals Statement

Submit a Personal goals statement outlining how your goals align with Regent University and the program to which you are applying.

Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

 

 

Item

Rates (2016-2017)

CGS in Theatre Practices

$685/credit hour

Course Infrastructure Fee

$200/course

Technology Fee

$250/semester

Student Parking

$100/semester (on-campus students)

Council of Graduate Students

$15/semester (on-campus students)

Library Course

$50 one-time fee (All students must register for this course to graduate.)

Late Fee

$100 (Applied due to late registration or late payment.)

 

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