Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Theatre: Acting Track


Program Overview

 Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree in Acting is a creative and conservatory-style program focusing on intense development of acting. Acceptance into the BFA in Acting is by audition only. For more information, please contact csanders@oru.edu.

Click here for the requirements for Quest Talent Scholarship.

What can I do with a degree in acting?

Creative theatre graduates can enjoy successful careers in several areas:

  • Live Performance
  • Television & Film
  • Directing
  • Production
  • Talent or Casting Agent

What classes will I take?

  • Acting Courses
  • Audition Techniques
  • Meisner Technique
  • Viewpoints and Movement
  • Improvisation
  • Film Acting Techniques


What makes ORU’s Theatre program stand out?

You’ll participate in live and filmed performances. You will have the opportunity to be a part of Alpha Psi Omega, a national, honorary and dramatic society which is a service organization to the community, to help stimulate interest in theatrical activities both on and off the ORU campus.  

What about accreditation?

As a university, we meet the accreditation standards set by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Are there scholarships available?

Nearly 100% of our full-time, undergraduate residential students receive ORU grants and scholarships through academic achievement and through ORU’s premier scholarship opportunity of our Quest Whole Leader Scholarship and Quest Talent Scholarship. To learn more about financial aid, click here.

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