BFA in Acting for Theatre, Film and Television

Long Island University, Brooklyn - ISC, United States

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 37,926

Course Accredited By

MSCHE

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 18% scholarship
This B.F.A. program is designed for students interested in rigorous conservatory studio training in acting on stage in theatre, and on-camera in film and television. The comprehensive sequence of study has a practical, professional application, preparing students for the modern acting industry. Classes in stage acting, voice & speech and movement are offered in partnership with The New Group, a renowned theatre company in New York City. At The New Group, students will study with accomplished professionals and seasoned actors. By studying under the studio
The program offers acting, voice & speech and movement classes in partnership with The New Group, a renowned theater company in New York City. Students take acting, speech and movement classes from company faculty of accomplished professionals and seasoned actors. By studying under the studio model at a professional theater company, our students immerse themselves in the art of acting, network with industry experts, attend performances, and participate in master classes and talkbacks with actors performing in The New Group’s works.The New Group, led by founding Artistic Director Scott Elliott and Executive Director Adam Bernstein, is an award-winning, artist-driven company committed to developing and producing powerful, contemporary theater for over twenty years. While constantly evolving, The New Group strives to maintain an ensemble approach to all their work and an articulated style of emotional immediacy in the acting and productions.
In this way, we seek a theater that is adventurous, stimulating and most importantly "now", a true forum for the present culture. For more than twenty years, Scott Elliott has fostered an environment where a community of artists can experiment, take risks and learn from each other away from the pressures of commercial theater, leading to the production of over 75powerful, contemporary theater pieces featuring some of today's most compelling performers. The New Group has received over 100 awards and nominations for excellence including the 2004 Tony Award for best musical (Avenue Q). The New Group and Scott Elliott were honored with a 2010-2011 Drama Desk Special Award "for presenting contemporary new voices, and for uncompromisingly raw and powerful productions." In 2016, our productions ofThe Spoils and Buried Child, both directed by Scott Elliott, played critically-acclaimed sold-out runs on the West End at Trafalgar Studios in London.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022

Entry requirements
Undergraduate

Direct Admission

  • TOEFL (iBT) 75 or 79 (varies by program)
  • IELTS 6.0
  • Pearson (PTE) 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 – 2.5

English Language Institute

  • TOEFL (iBT) No official score required
  • IELTS Below 6.0 (Post) 
  • Pearson (PTE) Below 50
  • Pearson Versant Not Accepted
  • Duolingo Not Accepted
  • Gao Kao English Under 90 (Post) 
  • GPA: 2.0 - 2.5

Curriculum

B.F.A. in Acting for Theatre, Film and Television - Sample Course of Study
First Year: 33 Credits
Fall Credits 

  • TFT 120 - Studio I: Acting Voice and Movement 6
  • TFT 130 - The Contemporary Performance Industry 3
  • TFT 190 - Production Lab I 1
  • FYS 01 – First Year Seminar 1
  • ENG 16 – English Composition 3
  • SPE 3 Oral Communication 3
  • Total 17

Spring Credits

  • TFT 121 - Studio II: Acting Voice and Movement 6
  • THE 1391 / MA 1581 - On-Camera Performance I 3
  • TFT 191 - Production Lab II 1
  • TFT 100 - Theater History and Play Analysis 3
  • ENG 61/62/63 or 64 – English Literature 3
  • Total 16

Second Year: 32 Credits
Fall Credits Spring Credits

  • TFT 122 - Studio III: Acting Voice and Movement 6
  • MA 106 - Video Workshop OR MA 102 - TV Production I 3
  • TFT 192 - Production Lab III 1
  • PHI 61 or 62 - Philosophy 3
  • Foreign Language Core Requirement 3
  • Total 16

Spring Credits

  • TFT 123 - Studio IV: Acting Voice and Movement 6
  • THE 1392 / MA 1592 - On-Camera Performance II 3
  • TFT 193 - Production Lab IV 1
  • History Core Requirement 3
  • Social Science Core Requirement 3
  • Total 16

Third Year: 30 Credits
Fall Credits 

  • TFT 124 - Studio V: Acting Voice and Movement 6
  • THE 1393 / MA 1583 - On Camera Performance III 3
  • TFT 194 - Production Lab V 1
  • MTH 15 or 16 – Math Core Requirement 4
  • Total 14

Spring Credits

  • TFT 125 - Studio VI: Acting Voice and Movement 3
  • MA 152 - Writing the Screenplay OR THE 1221 Playwriting I 3
  • THE 1394 / MA 1584 - On Camera Performance IV 3
  • THE 1201 - Directing for Theater OR MA 155 - Directing the Moving Image 3
  • TFT 195 - Production Lab VI 1
  • Social Science Core Requirement 3
  • Total 16

Fourth Year: 25 Credits
Fall Credits Spring Credits

  • TFT 200 - Capstone I 2
  • TFT 131 - Business of Theatre, Film and Television3
  • TFT 187 - Film and Television Studies 3
  • TFT 196 - Production Lab VII 1
  • Lab Science Core Requirement (Bio/CHM/PHY)4
  • Total 13

Spring Credits 

  • TFT 201 - Capstone II 3
  • TFT 180 - Performance in the 21st Century Theater and Media 3
  • TFT 197 - Production Lab VIII 1
  • TFT 199 - Internship 3
  • TFT 220 - Showcase 2
  • Total 12
  • Total: 120 Credits

     

Undergraduate 

English Language Institute (1 semester) $5,000

Direct Admission (2 semesters) $37,926 

Estimated Room, Board & Fees $16,266 - $19,614

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