Rigorous Performing Arts Training
Looking to act on the stage and screen? APU Theater Arts students perform in main-stage productions, studio shows, short films, an annual webseries, and an L.A. industry showcase. And they’re mentored by professors with acclaimed professional credentials—working actors, directors, designers, agents, and casting directors. BFA seniors culminate their training with an industry showcase in Los Angeles at locations such as Warner Bros. Studios.
APU Program Earns Recognition
Industry-leading publication The Hollywood Reporter celebrated APU’s theater arts program for its innovative response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen
One of the first programs in the country to train actors for excellence in both on-camera and stage acting.
Training for students pursuing creative careers in stage and arts management, writing, directing, technical design, and arts education.
APU‘s BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen was named one of the top 30 programs in the nation for 2019-20 by OnStage Blog.
- Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Miller ‘21, Journalism & Acting for the Stage and Screen
- Noel Coward's WAITING IN THE WINGS
- Alumni Spotlight: Lindsay Burton, ‘16, Theater Arts & Computer Information Systems
- Alumni Spotlight: Tajianna Okechukwu, ‘19, BFA in Theatre Arts & BA in Cinematic Arts, Film & TV Studies concentration.
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Azusa Pacific University’s Theater Arts Department concludes the season with Shakespeare's delightful comedy "Twelfth Night". Special promotion for this weekend! Purchase two tickets for the price of one using discount code 12WEEK2 https://t.co/MUR6gpuzeV
#AlumniSpotlight Sam Bixby('20) was featured in the series "Shrinking" on Apple Tv+! Check out Sam with the legend Harrison Ford! Congrats Sam! https://t.co/0L0Ppg4Ofe
It was a great opening night for APU Theater Arts "Twelfth Night"! Congratulations to the cast, and crew.
Special promotion for tonight and tomorrow only! Purchase two tickets for the price of one at the door 30 minutes before the show! https://t.co/VMvyaNI8xj
APU Theater Arts "Twelfth Night". Performances through April 1st! Don't miss getting your tickets for opening night tomorrow Thursday, March 23 at https://t.co/C0aXfA7HXg. https://t.co/L8iTnYo4KS https://t.co/SIWAO9ea9x
Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.