Prospective Students

ACU Theatre

The Department of Theatre at ACU offers a life-changing, studio-intensive program rooted in Christian values that encourages your self-expression and prepares you for meaningful impact through your craft. Our program is rigorous yet nurturing, empowering you as a diversely talented theatre artist for a rewarding career in performance, directing, design, teaching or theatre ministry.

The Department of Theatre at ACU offers a life-changing, studio-intensive program rooted in Christian values that encourages your self-expression and prepares you for meaningful impact through your craft. Our program is rigorous yet nurturing, empowering you as a diversely talented theatre artist for a rewarding career in performance, directing, design, teaching or theatre ministry.

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KEY DATES


In Person Auditions

November 18

Online Auditions

December 2

In Person Auditions

February 17

Reach your dreams and fulfill your potential as a Theatre student at ACU!

At ACU Theatre you will find a group of believers who are dedicated to exploring the issues of faith and art. Learn more about our Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program.

Application Process

Step 1
Apply to the University

Explore ACU Admissions and learn more about different paths and financial packages that will help you with the steps for applying to ACU

Step 2
Apply to the Theatre program

In addition to applying to the university, you will need to upload audition or interview materials to the ACU Theatre Acceptd app.

Step 3
Audition*

*You will first have a department Interview and if later invited, an on campus audition or interview

2022-2023 Audition Dates

  • November 18, 2022
    In Person
  • December 2, 2022
    Online
  • February 17, 2023
    In Person

Frequently Asked Questions

Areas of study include the following tracks: Acting, Directing, Musical Theatre, Dance, Design/Technical, Theatre Ministry or Theatre Education.

A typical ACU season consists of five or more productions including a large scale musical, classical productions, a Cornerstone production, student-directed works and a summer Shakespeare Festival. Students have opportunities to act, sing, dance and direct; to design costumes, sets, lights, makeup and hair; to stage manage, dramaturge, engage in stage combat and dialect work, and more!

Opportunities for ACU Theatre Students

Absolutely! See examples of alumni who have done just that.

Other universities might offer this kind of quality. But what makes ACU unique is the added dimension of the Christian worldview that defines our work as artists. At ACU Theatre you will find a group of believers who are dedicated to exploring the issues of faith and art.

If you are searching for a place to experience quality theatre, prepare yourself for a life work, and work alongside other believer-artists, ACU could very well be the school for you!

Current Show & Ticket Information

ACU Productions

Learn more about what shows ACU’s current students are performing this academic year. If you are in Abilene, be sure to attend one of our amazing performances. You can find out more on our Show & Ticket Information page.