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Stage Management (BFA)

BFA offered in Traditional formats

Earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Stage Management at Lindenwood University

The BFA in stage management prepares you for a career in theatre, dance, and opera through a progression of theatrical coursework and practical stage management experiences combined with professional mentorships outside of the university.

If the on-stage life isn’t your style but you still love the theatre, a BFA in stage management includes courses covering technical theatre, directing, lighting design, sound design, and stagecraft. The degree requires 83 credit hours and working on several productions and rehearsals.

An audition and/or interview is required for admission into the Lindenwood Bachelor of Fine Arts theatre programs. If you wish to pursue a BFA program and do not or cannot audition and interview prior to enrollment, you will only be allowed to declare a Bachelor of Arts in theatre major. You must complete an audition and interview and be accepted into the BFA program. The BA in theatre program does not require an audition and interview. Learn about the audition process.

What You Can Do with a Stage Management Degree

When you have a BFA in stage management from Lindenwood University, you will develop skills that not only apply to theatre but to a variety of careers. Here is a list of possible career opportunities with a degree in this field: Stage manager, event planner, production manager, company manager, arts administrator, and more. 

Theatre Faculty at Lindenwood University

The Theatre faculty at Lindenwood University are highly skilled and knowledgeable, always ready to help you out. They are professionals in the field and experienced educators, ready and willing to pass on their knowledge of the field to you. They are accessible, which makes it convenient and easy to reach them whenever you have questions.

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Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301