Then Missouri Western’s bachelor of arts program in theatre and cinema is for you! New in the Fall of 2012, this degree program is one of only a handful in the United States and the only one in the region, and it will provide you with an outstanding education and hands-on experiences that will prepare you for a successful career.
This bachelor of arts degree offers an outstanding integration of both cinema and theatre. You decide which field to specialize in – theatre or cinema – but you’ll gain experience and knowledge in both! If you love Theatre, you can go that route with this degree, but you’ll have the opportunity to take electives in Cinema, and vice versa. You create your path to a successful career!
Each course in this program provides you with the professional training necessary to develop technical, creative and storytelling skills, and allows you the opportunity to focus and hone your craft, finding your own expressive voice. If you are interested in performance and you want to gain the necessary skills for both the stage and film, this program is for you. You choose your path to learn the technical skills to write, produce and direct for both stage and film.
Our graduates go on to successfully, pursue master’s degrees in their respective fields or seek careers as actors, editors, directors, cinematographers, lighting designers, audio engineers and more. This degree will give you the edge in today’s competitive job market.
Outstanding Equipment: Missouri Western’s cinema and theatre program contains state-of-the-art equipment, and you’ll have many opportunities to use it!
Facilities: Missouri Western features outstanding facilities to enhance your college experience!
The Directors: Our dynamic, award-winning professors are ready to work with you so you gain a hands-on, high quality education that will launch you into an exciting career in theatre, cinema, or a combination of the two. Thinking about graduate school? You’ll be well prepared for that, too!
Scholarships/Auditions: Missouri Western offers a number of scholarships.