Drama Television Film
Performance Major

Bachelor of Science Degree


Program Overview

The drama-television-film performance (DTF) major provides a foundation on which one can build experiences in professional, semi-professional or amateur DTF performances. Through a variety of acting opportunities and experiences on the live theatre stage, in the television studio and on film location, the DTF Major strives to develop the intellectual, aesthetic and creative potential of students as well as prepare students for graduate studies.


Students majoring in DTF will experience the following

"In this theatre program, you come as a student and leave as a servant in the gifts God has given you."

Stan Jones

 

Name: Stan
Major: Drama, TV, Film
Hometown: Coral Springs, FL

 

  • Acting opportunities in main stage productions, Showcase Theatre productions, student film and television projects and Manna (our evangelistic touring company)
  • Designing makeup, costumes, sets and props
  • Building sets, costumes and props
  • Directing a scene for a film and a scene for the stage
  • Writing a script for a television series or a feature length film
  • Stage management and crew experiences for stage, television and film
  • Seminars with professionals in the areas of drama-television-film
  • Participation with Alpha Psi Omega (a national honorary dramatic society) audio production and voice-over opportunities

Outcomes

A DTF Major can become a:

  • Producer
  • Director
  • Actor
  • Filmmaker
  • Production assistant
  • Scriptwriter
  • Script reader
  • Production designer
  • Stage manager

Our graduates have done well in graduate programs at the University of Southern California, Northwestern, Texas University, Oklahoma University, Arkansas University and Regent University.


What do you have to look forward to?

A great group of talented and creative students and faculty who are passionate about God and immersed in the latest project. The opportunity to take your craft to the next level.


Student Societies, Clubs and Extracurricular opportunities

  • Alpha Psi Omega

Course Offerings Include

  • Introduction to Theatre
  • Advanced Acting
  • Film Acting Techniques
  • Technical Production
  • Acting Styles
  • Theatre History
  • Directing
  • Costume Design
  • Design Makeup
  • Theatrical Lighting Design and Technology
  • Theatrical Scene Design
  • Dance
  • Acting for Musical Theatre
  • Audio Production
  • Scriptwriting
  • Announcing
  • Film Production Techniques
  • Television Production
  • Field Production and Editing

Degree Plan

Contact

Courtneay Sanders
Director of Theatre
918.495.6866
csanders@oru.edu