College Programs

The following is a listing of colleges and universities that offer performing arts programs in theatre and/or acting. If you are looking for a college in that area, here is a place to start. Click on the university/college link to go to their website. American Theatre Magazine is a great resource for information about performing arts programs and schools. Check their January issue each year for a wealth of information.

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Boston University (BU) Boston, MA Acting California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts) Valencia, CA Acting, Experimental Theatre Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Pittsburgh, PA Conservatory. Acting and Musical Theatre. Actor centered College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati (CCM) Cincinnati, OH Conservatory. Musical Theatre. Voice/Singing centered. Elon University Elon, NC Acting Emerson College Boston, MA Acting and Musical Theatre Ithaca College Ithaca, NY Acting, Musical Theatre Penn State Philadelphia, PA Musical Theatre Point Park University Pittsburgh, PA Acting and Musical Theatre. Strong dance department. Purchase College (SUNY) Purchase, NY Conservatory. Acting Shenandoah University Winchester, VA Acting and Musical Theatre Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Acting and Musical Theatre The Hartt School, University of Hartford West Hartford, CT Musical Theatre. Voice/Singing centered. The Julliard School New York, NY Acting, Dance, Music Tisch School of the Arts, New York University (NYU) New York, NY Acting and Musical Theatre, Dance University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Los Angeles, CA Acting University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI Musical Theatre within Liberal Arts Program University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC Conservatory. Acting and Musical Theatre. University of Southern California (USC) Los Angeles, CA Acting. Minor in Musical Theatre

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