Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Theatre: Theatre for Healing


Program Overview

Oral Roberts University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) offers a degree in Theatre for Healing. When you graduate from this program, you will be equipped to create theatre in educational, church , and community settings, or to pursue graduate training as a drama therapist. The ORU Theatre program provides a place for you to excel in your craft and live out your Spirit-empowered mission.

For more information, please contact csanders@oru.edu. Click here for requirements for the Quest Talent Scholarship.


What can I do with a theatre for healing degree?

  • Drama Therapy
  • Theatre for Youth
  • Theatre Outreach
  • Theatre for Community Engagement
  • Theatre for the Differently-Abled/Barrier-Free
  • Theatre for Evangelization

What classes will i take? 

  • Playback Threatre
  • Devising and Playbuilding
  • Theatre for Youth
  • Applied Theatre
  • Improv and Theatre Games
  • Directing
  • Playwriting

Why does ORU’s Theatre program stand out?

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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