Rigorous Performing Arts Training

Through a program of rigorous training, the Department of Theater Arts prepares outstanding, innovative, and influential artists in an ever-growing and multi-faceted performing arts profession.

Learn more about the Theater Arts programs, including a BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen and a B.A. in Theater Arts, and check out upcoming shows.

Note: This information is current for the 2014-15 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

News & Features

Department of Theater Arts

  • Kirsten Humer - Mastering Voice

    Kirsten Lundin Humer worked this February in New York City with Patsy Rodenburg, Head of Voice at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and until recently at the Royal National Theatre. While in New York, Kirsten auditioned and was accepted to the first class of trainees in Rodenburg Master Teacher Certification...

  • Faculty Notes: Jeff Tirrell

    Learn more about Tirrell's recent publication.

Elsewhere at APU

  • Students Target Best Ideas in Business Competition

    APU’s Young Executive Master of Arts in Management students put classroom learning into action when they pitched their best ideas to Target executives in the Target Case Study Competition, with the winning team earning $1,000 in scholarship funds.

  • School of Education Hosts Speaker on Ethical Leadership

    Faculty and staff gained fresh insight into the concept of leading with integrity from Col. Arthur J. Athens, U.S. Marine Corps Reserves (ret.), director of the U.S. Naval Academy's Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale Center for Ethical Leadership.

  • Coaching Character

    For John Verhoeven, joining APU's staff as the pitching coach was a quick decision made after announcing his retirement as the head baseball coach of 16 successful years at Biola University.