Bring inspiring stories to life on stage and chart your own course with a concentration in performance or design/technology. At USC, you can use your creative and technical talents working alongside our renowned faculty.
Enjoy learning opportunities in performance, design, directing and more, all supporting your individual growth as an artist and preparing you for creative success. You'll thrive in our artistic community dedicated to continued excellence and learn real-world career strategies from guest artists and master classes.
A Top Choice
Explore your individual interests in theatre within the vast resources of a large research university.
Take advantage of a low faculty-to-student ratio to get personalized attention in classes and in practice.
Study in an outstanding program accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
Learn about today's theatre industry, and network with professionals already working in the field.
What You’ll Study
Gain a comprehensive performing arts education in acting, design and technical areas along with valuable skills in problem-solving, project management and leadership. Our approach marries classroom studies, studio work and practical experience in the area of your interest. Enjoy a personalized program of study to challenge and develop your individual artistic talents.
Gain the professional and personal intelligence it takes to have a successful career.
Inspiring and guiding others to achieve common goals and reach their full potential
Presenting oneself creatively through a specific medium to an audience
Identifying opportunities and creating and launching new ventures
Learning about and respecting diverse cultures and beliefs
Working with others to achieve a common goal or objective
Identifying, analyzing and resolving problems or challenges using creative and effective strategies
Using your degree
Make your college experience the foundation for a successful future.
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