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Tell the Stories That Shape Our Culture

Develop your craft and sharpen your skills

Gain the hands-on theatrical experience you need through our academic productions and even jump-start your career with the opportunity to earn professional credits through our very own Alluvion Stage Company. Here, you can also benefit from our tradition of original works— integrated from start to finish which can offer you a comprehensive stage experience.

Taught from a Christian worldview, classes in Liberty’s Theatre Arts Department emphasize storytelling and the development of skills required for employment in the industry.

Our department brings theatre to the community through our season performances and summer camps for high school, middle school and elementary school students.

Choose from a BFA in Musical Theatre, a BFA in Acting, a B.A. or B.S. in Theatre Arts. And now, any major can add on a minor in Dance and Theatre Arts.

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A Christian Theatre Arts Experience

Learn from faculty members who embrace their Christian faith and are active professionals specializing in many areas such as acting, voice, songwriting, directing, dance, choreography, stage movement, stage combat, lighting, design, drama ministry, and theater history. Our programs are built around teaching the art of theatre in order to impact the culture for Christ.




Musical Theatre

Develop your craft by concentrating on music, dance, and acting. You will have the opportunity to audition for the academic shows produced each year between the Tower Theater, The Black Box Theatre, and the professional arm of the department, the Alluvion Stage Company.


Develop your craft by focusing on a variety of acting styles and periods. Learn stage combat, movement, and dialects and accents. Audition for the academic shows produced each year between the Tower Theater, The Black Box Theatre, and the professional arm of the department, the Alluvion Stage Company.

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la grande liberty university

Generalist Degrees

Prepare for a wide range of theatre-based careers with a B.A. or B.S. in Theatre from Liberty University. Through these generalist degrees, you’ll receive practical instruction in the theory and practice of theatre performance and production. Develop into a skilled and professional theatrical artist.

BFA Entrance Auditions

Students will need to complete an audition and be accepted by the Performance Faculty into the BFA programs.

Review the requirements for the BFA Musical Theatre/BFA Acting entrance auditions.

Theatre Arts Minors

Enhance your major with a minor in Dance or Theatre Arts from the Department of Theatre Arts at Liberty University. Minors are 15 credit hours and help to broaden your degree program.

Drama Outreach Trips

Use your skill sets to share the Gospel through drama outreach trips. Our team is uniquely qualified to assist the local ministry through drama in sharing the Gospel in ways that overcome language barriers as well as encourage and strengthen community relationships. Gain experiential learning within your craft as you have the opportunity to plan, direct and perform in ways that transcend both language and cultural barriers.

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la grande liberty university

State-of-the-Art Stage Facilities

The Department of Theatre Arts produces six productions each season between our two stages: the Tower Theater and The Black Box Theater.

The Tower Theater seats 640 and houses over 12,000 square feet of backstage and support area. Home to the Alluvion Stage Company and Liberty’s Department of Theatre Arts, the Tower Theater features a Broadway-style fly tower, a professional rigging system, catwalks, a balcony, and an orchestra pit.

The Black Box Theater offers flexible seating in a more intimate space, allowing students and audiences alike the opportunity to experience theater in a new and exciting way.

What Our Alumni Say

Tatum Sheppard

Getting my education with a biblical worldview was critical in maturing me and teaching me to find my identity in Christ and not in the things that I do….I was so grateful to graduate from a college that taught me not only what I needed to know to succeed in my career but also how I was going to succeed as a person and as a Christian.

Who We Are

Get the world-class education and Christian foundation you’re looking for at Liberty University. Since 1971, Liberty has had a singular vision of developing Christ-centered men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for impacting the world for Christ.

Our founder, Jerry Falwell Sr., dreamed of a university filled with men and women who would change the world for Christ. He envisioned a world filled with doctors, lawyers, teachers, entrepreneurs, and professionals from all walks of life who loved God and were the best at what they’d been called to be. He invited thousands of people to join him in this dream — and today we invite you to be part of that vision.

Located in Central Virginia, Liberty is a liberal arts institution with 15 colleges and schools and offers programs in fields such as education, counseling, religion, law, aviation, cinematic arts, business, and more. Part of the CUSA Conference, Liberty fields 20 NCAA Division I athletic teams and 40+ Club Sports teams, offering you an exceptional college sports experience.

Liberty graduates are sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility. They are confident and competent, ready to make a lasting impact on their profession and their community.

Academic Excellence

Liberty University is an accredited evangelical liberal arts institution with 15 colleges and schools, including a law school, medical school, and school of divinity. With more than 700 programs of study from the certificate to the doctoral level, Liberty equips students with both classroom theory and practical experience, effectively preparing them to enter a competitive job market.

Thriving Athletics

Liberty’s 20 NCAA Division I athletic teams and 40+ Club Sports teams are dedicated not only to victory but also to superb sportsmanship — and they’ve got the trophies to prove it. Winner of 17 Division I Conference All-Sport Awards, Liberty Athletics holds over 200 NCAA Division I conference titles and two bowl-game victories. Club Sports teams have won 9 national titles across field hockey and wrestling.

Our practice and performance facilities are nationally acclaimed and provide opportunities for students studying medicine, sport management, and other health professions to work with athletes in real-world environments. Touted as one of the top destinations in the country to watch a collegiate baseball game, Liberty University provides students and alumni with a college sports experience they can be proud of.

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