Students work with  industry professionals onset in Downtown Fairbanks on the set of "Feels Good" during the 2014 Film Reel Alaska Mentor Experience program.

All of our students gain practical professional experience.

Students working on professional film sets, participating in main-stage productions, and interacting closely with faculty advisors and mentors.

Through teaching and production work, our department prepares students to succeed professionally in the Film and Theatre industries, while educating students across disciplines in the fundamental skills of collaboration, communication, and creativity. The UAF Department of Theatre and Film provides an undergraduate BA degree in Film & Performing Arts with concentrations in Film or Theatre. We also offer minors in both Theatre and Film.

Film & Performing Arts majors take a shared core of three classes (Fundamentals of ActingFilm Set Production I, and Introduction to Production Design) and then choose a concentration in either Film or Theatre. All of our courses can be found under the “FLPA” designator in course finder and in the 2019-20 catalog.



What's New

  • Coming Soon


     Audition Workshop will be Monday, 2/10, 6pm
     Reel Review will be Tuesday, 2/18, 6pm

    • Workshop with Jenn Colella! 1:00 PM Sunday, February 23, Jenn Colella and Music Director Chris Ranney will provide a workshop for actor/singers. Fee for the workshop is $40 but free to Theater UAF and Music Department students.
    The fee goes to support Theater UAF and Fairbanks Concert Association Education Partnership Program. Spaces for this opportunity are limited. Call the FCA office to sign up. 474-8081.

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