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The School of Theatre, Film & Television offers our students comprehensive training in the art and business of story telling. Actors, directors, cinematographers, production designers, producers, production managers, editors, technicians, and film and theatre scholars are working, learning, and creating together in a rich and challenging environment. Our students get hands-on production experiences at every level of the program. Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, our degrees are designed to offer strong theoretical foundations while building individual production and performance skills along side a faculty of working professional artists. It’s a busy and exciting place! Take the opportunity to explore all of it and we hope you will choose to be part of a bigger world!
Bruce Brockman, Director
Repertory TheatreA Streetcar Named Desire Venue: Tornabene Theatre November 5, 2017 to December 3, 2017
Screening EventsWidescreen Wednesdays – MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS (1944) Venue: The UA Center for Creative Photography November 29, 2017 at 7:00pm
Studio SeriesChekhov’s Three Sisters Adapted by Fly Steffens – Feb 22-25, 2018 Venue: Harold Dixon Directing Studio, Drama Bldg. (Rm. 116) February 22, 2018 at 8:00pmFebruary 23, 2018 at 8:00pmFebruary 24, 2018 at 8:00pmFebruary 25, 2018 at 2:00pm
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, the audience at Tornabene Theatre was transported out of the Tucson desert and into 1940s New Orleans as “A Streetcar Named Desire” began its… More
UA graduate Stacy Howard’s film will be screened at the world’s largest indigenous film festival next month, while three other UA graduates’ films have been selected for the… More
Our students' films have gained recognition at the world's top films festivals, including the Berlin Intl. Film Festival and Sundance, and feature stellar performances from rising stars in the Theatre programs. BA and BFA students in the film program work collaboratively on films, with BA students applying skills learned in producing and studies courses to lead projects in the producer role. Magic Hour and I Dream in Widescreen are the popular showcases for fiction produced in the program. More
Every year, the school brings agents, professional designers and production specialists to campus to view the work of our actors and design and technology students. The annual Showcase of Talent offers our students a valuable next step into the business and direct access to industry professionals. More
Our production students gain experience in documentary, and are taught by working filmmakers whose films can be seen on HBO, Netflix, and PBS. The documentary work is original and eclectic, and reflects the rich culture of Tucson. Student work is regularly showcased at What’s up, Docs at The Loft Cinema and at I Dream in Widescreen, the gala event of BFA senior thesis films that regularly draws crowds of over 1000 to the historic Fox Tucson Theatre. More
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