Drama and Theatre Arts Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Drama and Theatre Arts Degree

The drama and theatre arts field of study is focused on performance and performers involved in the process. The term drama comes from the Greek word meaning “action”. Today, a drama performed in a theatre by actors upon a stage before a live audience includes an active mode of production often including music and dance. Get more details below including other Louisiana colleges that offer drama and theatre arts degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Drama and Theatre Arts program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in drama, music, and the arts including fine and applied art, such as painting and sculpture, or design and crafts. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Actors

Description

Play parts in stage, television, radio, video, motion picture productions, or other settings for entertainment, information, or instruction. Interpret serious or comic role by speech, gesture, and body movement to entertain or inform audience. May dance and sing.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, actors employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 1

Producers

Description

Plan and coordinate various aspects of radio, television, stage, or motion picture production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, producers employment is expected to grow at a rate of 9.1% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Baton Rouge, LA
    • Total Employment: 340
    • Average Hourly Rate: $42.60
    • Average Annual Salary: $88600

Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other

Description

All entertainers and performers, sports and related workers not listed separately.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Drama and Theatre Arts Programs in Louisiana

Drama and Theatre Arts programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 40 students completed this program

Programs

  • Drama (B,M,D)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 110 students completed this program

Programs

  • Drama (B,M)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Drama (B,M)
  • Technical Theatre, Design and Technology (B,M)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Drama (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Drama (B)

Louisiana College

Pineville, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Drama (B)

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Drama (B)

Grambling State University

Grambling, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Drama (B)

Centenary College of Louisiana

Shreveport, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Drama (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261