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From the Stage to the Screen

Azusa Pacific University’s Department of Theater, Film, and Television is one of the top-ranked Christian university theater and cinema programs in the country, boasting a BFA in Acting for the Stage and Screen, a BFA in Cinematic Arts Production, a BFA in Screenwriting, and robust Bachelor of Arts programs in theater and cinematic arts. The department provides creative space for students to engage in acting, directing, screenwriting, playwriting, critical studies, theater production, and cinema/television production. Faculty bring industry experience to the classroom and teach students to integrate their education with a Christian worldview in the pursuit of the arts.

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