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Directing Emphasis (BFA)

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Directing Emphasis


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The Directing emphasis is designed for students who are interested in pursuing graduate studies in the field of theatrical direction and the subsequent professional employment as a theatrical director.

The Directing emphasis at Belmont is practicum based, with every student graduating with 5 different practical experiences including:

  1. Ten-minute scene
  2. One-Act
  3. Short Play
  4. Staged Reading
  5. Fully produced, full-length play (senior year)

Directing students also gain experience in stage management, assistant directing, dramaturgy and collaborative conceptualization with design.