Limestone is one of the few academic institutions in the area to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA.)  The BFA provides the most intensive and rigorous theatre training programs available and offers the student a unique opportunity to hone their craft.  We are committed to the artistic development of both major and non-major students in the performing arts. Limestone offers students the undivided attention of our faculty. We are proud of the rich, creative experiences we have to offer.

Related Occupations

Limestone's Theatre Studies (B.F.A.) prepares students for careers as actor, director, playwright, screenwriter, stage manager, and designer. Theatre students will be prepared to pursue a professional career in Theatre or continue onto graduate studies in all areas of theatre but may lend itself to History, Arts Management or Dramatic Literature focuses.  Course work exposes students to theatre history, acting, directing, design, and management.

Fast Facts

  • Guaranteed performance and off-stage roles in productions in your first year.
  • We've many alums who have gone to enroll in graduate studies, work professionally, and have gone into theatre education.
  • We have a small program size, which means small class sizes as well.
  • Numerous opportunities to work outside of Limestone University Theatre as part of your education.

Requirement Notes

  1. Limestone's required Competency & General Education courses
  2. A total of 120 credit hours
  3. The required courses listed below (43-45 credit hours)
  4. Additional Theater courses: TH110 or 125; TH203 or TH302; TH325 or 330; TH303 or 405 (12 credit hours)
  5. Experiential Theatre courses: TH111, 114, 115 - repeat 2 times each, one of which must be Stage Manager (6 credit hours)
  6. Theatre Production or Internship: TH480 or TH490 (2 credits)
  7. An additional English course: EN302 or EN331 (3 credits)
  8. A dance course: PE135, 136, 137, 138, 142, 143, or 144. (2 credit hours)
  9. One Foreign language course (3 credit hours)

* This major includes one AWE course (3 credit hours)

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