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. 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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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.
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Note: This information is current for the 2023-24 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.