B.A. in Theatre

College of Arts & Sciences

$35 Million Communication & Performing Arts Center

Four major theatre productions a year

Professionally staffed scene and costume shop

Take Center Stage

It's time to share your passion for the arts with the world. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, offered exclusively on campus, integrates classroom study with practical training in our state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center equipped with three performance spaces. Become a well-rounded artist as you enjoy challenging coursework in acting, directing, voice, design, stagecraft, theatre history, text analysis and makeup.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Explore amateur, professional and academic theatre from a Christian worldview.

DEVELOP YOUR PORTFOLIO

Highlight skills and accomplishments suitable for professional auditions.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

On Campus in Virginia Beach

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


On Campus

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

APPROVED DEGREE PLAN: Click to download PDF

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the B.A. in Theatre you will be able to:

  • Strengthen your artistry in public speaking, vocal production, agility, poise and storytelling
  • Understand all aspects of stage and film performance – including costuming, directing, sets and stage management
  • Prepare for professional auditions and graduate school interviews

Career Opportunities:

  • Professional Acting
  • Stage Production
  • Public Relations
  • Tourism/Entertainment
  • Directing

12% Projected growth in employment of actors from 2016 to 2026. -Bureau of Labor Statistics

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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B.A. in Theatre