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Welcome Prospective Students!

Degree Programs
We offer a B.F.A. in Acting, Directing/Producing, Musical Theatre, and Theatre Design and Technology. We also offer a B.A. in Theatre and a minor in Education.

Financial Aid

Avila University offers awards and scholarships to help you with your tuition. If you enjoy theatre and working on shows, you may qualify for one of our Theatre Grants, Please contact your Admissions representative or Theatre Professor Robert Foulk at Robert.Foulk@avila.edu for more information.

Faculty
The Department of Theatre has a strong faculty who are committed to professional training coupled with the academic study of theatre. Along with our full-time professors, we partner with many professional theatres in the city and hire working actors, directors and technical theatre designers and technicians to teach and/or direct shows. Our unique partnership with Kansas City’s Theatre for Young America allows our students to get professional stage time and design/technical experience before they graduate.

Avila Theatre

“What do we have to offer? The Department of Theatre provides students with a personal and participatory learning environment. We are not just talk — our integrative learning style is active, allowing students to directly apply knowledge they learn in the classroom to real world applications. Come be a part of our University and experience the best of an undergraduate academic and professional education.”

- Charlene Gould, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

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The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award

 

That’s the Avila Promise.

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