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Shenandoah University Acting and Theatre Professor JJ Ruscella Headshot

Theatre Professor Creates Online Classes

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting is designed for talented actors as preparation for a professional career in theatre. The curriculum provides a balance of theatre studies with opportunities for practical experience as well as a strong base of liberal arts studies which will enable students to think critically, perform creatively and communicate effectively both as theatre professionals and as members of a diverse society. Students will study theatre history, musical theatre history, acting and improvisation techniques. Students will also perform a variety of repertoire in a diverse range of settings, and will have numerous opportunities to attend public performances and events.

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Scott Allen Jarrett

Scott Allen Jarrett Appointed Choral Artist-in-Residence

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting is designed for talented actors as preparation for a professional career in theatre. The curriculum provides a balance of theatre studies with opportunities for practical experience as well as a strong base of liberal arts studies which will enable students to think critically, perform creatively and communicate effectively both as theatre professionals and as members of a diverse society. Students will study theatre history, musical theatre history, acting and improvisation techniques. Students will also perform a variety of repertoire in a diverse range of settings, and will have numerous opportunities to attend public performances and events.

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Collins Suite

Collins Music Learning Suite Dedicated in Honor of Exemplary Alumni

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting is designed for talented actors as preparation for a professional career in theatre. The curriculum provides a balance of theatre studies with opportunities for practical experience as well as a strong base of liberal arts studies which will enable students to think critically, perform creatively and communicate effectively both as theatre professionals and as members of a diverse society. Students will study theatre history, musical theatre history, acting and improvisation techniques. Students will also perform a variety of repertoire in a diverse range of settings, and will have numerous opportunities to attend public performances and events.

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Creative Energy

CREATIVE ENERGY Sparking Connections That Fuel the Future

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting is designed for talented actors as preparation for a professional career in theatre. The curriculum provides a balance of theatre studies with opportunities for practical experience as well as a strong base of liberal arts studies which will enable students to think critically, perform creatively and communicate effectively both as theatre professionals and as members of a diverse society. Students will study theatre history, musical theatre history, acting and improvisation techniques. Students will also perform a variety of repertoire in a diverse range of settings, and will have numerous opportunities to attend public performances and events.

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