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Admissions to Penn State Updates

    2:30 PM EST Musical Theatre + Acting Information Session (College of Arts + Architecture, School of Theatre)

    Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 2:30 PM until 3:30 PMEastern Daylight Time

    This information session is designed for talented performing arts students interested in learning more about Penn State's highly competitive BFA degrees in musical theatre and acting. These degrees educate and train talented, self-confident, collaborative, active, and knowledgeable contributors to professional theatre. This session will allow you to learn about the admissions, pre-screen, and audition processes and tour one of our performance spaces. Hosted by our admissions professional, Shannon Ritter, we hope this comprehensive visit will answer all your questions when applying for the upcoming year. 

    Penn State's School of Theatre also offers a BFA in technical theatre, which includes stage management and design/technology (costume, lighting, scenic, sound, and technical direction) as well as a BA in Theatre Studies.  For students interested in both theatre and another major at Penn State, our Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Studies allows students the flexibility to incorporate a theatre degree into their other intended area of study.

    To schedule a visit for technical theatre or theatre studies, please complete this form, and Kelly Praskovich (, director of enrollment, will be in contact.

    ***When logging on for the session, please use your full name for the zoom screen name***

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