Performances are at a variety of venues including the Fern Street Theatre and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, where students performed Seussical.
You love to tell stories, connect with audiences and collaborate with others to create something that impacts the heart and the mind. You’ll do that and more as a student in the theatre program at Palm Beach Atlantic University. Theatre students can participate in productions and performances, as the lights, sound and set are often designed by students. The purpose of the theatre program is to train students in the development of imaginative, purposeful, and skilled expression in the theatre, as well as provide for their artistic, intellectual and spiritual growth.
At PBA, you'll enhance your acting skills for both stage and screen, preparing you for a successful career. From major theatre, TV and film production in South Florida to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios and TV production in Orlando, the state of Florida has enormous hiring opportunities for actors.
You'll be prepared for your future through a program that emphasizes:
The Fern Street Theatre, a nearly 12,000-square-foot, two-story building on Fern Street, includes a “black box” theatre and houses offices, classrooms and performance space. It helps elevate students like you to the next level of skill and performance.
You’ll learn from professors who have earned degrees from some of the top fine arts programs in the world.
Accomplishments of our professors include:
|PBA's Fern Street Theatre|
Each year you may participate in about a half-dozen productions — ranging from Shakespeare to children’s theatre. Because we’re an undergraduate-only school, you won’t be competing with graduate students for a shot at performance opportunities. You’ll be considered for performances during freshman year.