Degree Paths

A Unique Collaboration

Gainesville Theatre Alliance is a one-of-a-kind departmental collaboration between the University of North Georgia and Brenau University. Using the strengths and distinguished faculty of two theatre departments, this shared program trains the next generation of professional theatre artists. We utilize hands-on, individualized training in our top-notch classrooms and labs, and we emphasize collaboration and ensemble in our robust production program that rivals the largest theatre schools in the country. Our close proximity to Atlanta makes for abundant professional opportunities (in both theatre and film) right in our backyard.

University of North Georgia

Brenau University

B.A. in Theatre

The B.A. in Theatre is a self-designed liberal arts degree providing substantial grounding in all the dramatic arts. The adaptable nature of this degree supports students’ future careers as performers, designers, directors, playwrights, dramaturgs, theatre historians, theatre educators, theatre managers, and much more.

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B.F.A. Acting

The B.F.A. in Acting is a comprehensive study in acting for both theatre and film, designed to prepare students for lifelong careers as working actors in today’s industry. The B.F.A. Acting degree is comprised of challenging performance training, integrating voice, movement, and acting within a wide range of styles and techniques.

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B.F.A. Musical Theatre

The B.F.A. in Musical Theatre degree provides comprehensive training in music, acting, dance, and the integration of this training into cohesive performance technique, producing competitive and adaptable performers.

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B.F.A. Theatre Design & Technology

The B.F.A. in Theatre Design and Technology uses hands-on experience with state-of-the-art equipment and individualized mentorship to prepare students for myriad careers in the industry. Concentrations include costume & scene design, lighting & sound design, and technical direction & stage management.

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B.F.A. Costuming for Theatre and Film

The B.F.A. in Costuming for Film and Theatre provides individualized mentorship and apprenticeship opportunities designed to prepare students for professional costuming work. The strength of Brenau University’s Fashion Design program bolsters Gainesville Theatre Alliance’s well-connected faculty and staff in this unique degree concentrated on the art of costume.

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Your journey is your own! Our faculty will help you develop and hone your individual talents to create an unstoppable career!

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