Fayetteville State University to Expand Its Offerings in Theatre

Fayetteville State University, the historically Black educational institution in North Carolina, will introduce four new concentrations in bachelor’s degree program in theatre beginning this fall. The department will now offer concentrations in media performance, media production, costuming/cosplay, and ​theatre education. The concentrations will allow theatre majors to extend their learning from the stage to the screen ​utilizing emerging technologies.

* Students majoring in theatre with a concentration in media performance will complete intensive course work focused on performance for the screen including film, television, and social media, consisting of acting and voice work, characterization, camera studio work, and short films.

* Students majoring in theatre with a concentration in media production will focus on audio, video, lighting, and stage production for film, television, and new media.

* With classes in makeup, costuming, sculpture, mold making, and opportunities for props and mask work, the costuming/cosplay concentration will provide students an exciting set of in-demand skills and experiences ​that prepare​s them for worthwhile careers in the field.

*Students majoring in theatre with a concentration in education will blend studies in traditional areas of theatre with ​required courses from the university’s College of Education ​that prepares them for lifelong work with students. Students will have both in-class and out-of-class opportunities to gain practical experience and technical proficiency, including those gained through campus-based theatrical productions and internships with local employers.


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