Prospective Students

Why study Film and Performing Arts at UAF?

Some Theatre & Film Department Highlights:

  • Small class sizes for individualized attention.
  • Concentrations in Film Production OR Theatre.
  • Approximately 36 Film Production concentration students and 36 Theatre concentration students.
  • Faculty with strong connections to the professional theatre and film industries.
  • Excellent facilities including a 468 seat theatre and well-equipped costume and scene shops.
  • Student accessible HD film equipment, editing labs and production studio space.
  • Students can participate in productions their first semester.
  • Freshmen are often cast in our shows and films.
  • Design students may have the opportunity to design main-stage productions.
  • Internships on professional film sets.
  • Study abroad opportunities.
  • Student Drama Association (SDA) is a student club that produces its own shows.
  • The Film Club shoots films and produces the Student Film Festival.
  • Sample Classes include: Acting, Directing, Stagecraft, Design (Scenic, Lighting, Costume, Sound), Makeup for Theatre, Filmmaking, Playwriting/ Screenwriting.
  • UAF is competitively priced, and scholarships (including talent scholarships) are available.

Please contact us with any questions!

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