At a Glance

Program units




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Theater Degree

APU’s Bachelor of Arts in Theater Arts prepares students to integrate Christian faith and dramatic artistry. The theater degree offers a broad range of courses designed to help students develop their creative skills. For students with broad educational goals, the Theater Arts major can be selected as part of a double major (e.g., Theater Arts and Education, Theater Arts and English, Theater Arts and Business, Theater Arts and Ministry). There is also an option to minor in Theater Arts.

The Theater Arts program is designed for students interested in:

  • Teaching
  • Design and technical production
  • Directing
  • Playwriting
  • Drama ministry

Meet the Faculty

Rachel Tracie, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Theater Arts.

Get to know our visual and performing arts faculty.

Learn more about this major.

For details about current shows, schedules, and how to buy tickets, Visit the APU Theater website.

Azusa Pacific University also offers an Acting for the Stage and Screen major (BFA) for students who wish to pursue professional acting careers and graduate studies in performance.

Note: This information is current for the 2016-17 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.