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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

  • Lower Tuition Rate
  • 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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View AU Open House

View AU Open HouseOctober 20 • 9 a.m. • Whitfield Center

See everything Avila has to offer at our upcoming ViewAU Open House. Chat with Admissions and current students, take in program information from faculty advisors and enjoy a tour of beautiful campus. Enjoy lunch – compliments of the Office of Admission.

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Adult & Graduate Studies Open House

adult and graduate studies open house

adult and graduate studies open house

November 8 • 4:30-6:30 p.m. • Goppert Theatre Lobby

Join us and learn more about Avila’s adult bachelor’s, master’s, and graduate certificate programs from our admission advisors. 

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