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Bachelor of Arts
Theatre Studies: Children's Theatre (B.A.)
This emphasis in theatre studies provides students with performance opportunities in youth and children’s performance. Students will develop skills and knowledge in this important genre of theatre while studying a wide range of literature along with the basics of production work.
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Gain Hands-On Experience
Are you interested in engaging coursework that allows you to participate in hands-on experiences in all areas of youth theatre-making? The children’s theatre emphasis is both a challenging and supportive atmosphere that helps students develop cutting-edge artistry for young people, schools, and communities. The following list is a sampling of coursework this emphasis offers:

• Beginning acting
• Storytelling and oral interpretation of literature
• Children’s theatre
• Reader's theatre
• Stage dialects
• Children’s literature

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Theatre Studies with an emphasis in Children's Theatre have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Actors & Actresses
Work on stage or film productions. They research their character, portray them authentically, rehearse, and work with director to improve the performance of the show.
Stage Manager
Oversee the production and post-production process of film productions.
Film & Sound Engineers
Operate the equipment that records, mixes, or reproduces music or sound effects in recording studios, sporting arenas, theatre productions, or video productions.
Casting Director
Oversee the casting process for commercials, theater productions, TV shows, and films. Strong interpersonal, communication, and acting skills are necessary.
Write scripts for theatrical productions, coming up with a concept, actors' lines, stage direction for actors, and suggestions for a set design.

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