Belhaven University is accredited by the
National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (Theatre Ministry)
- Bachelor of Arts in Theatre (Dramatic Writing)
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre
Dr. Elissa Sartwell, Department Chair
Building on Belhaven’s outstanding tradition of integrating the arts into Christian higher education, the Theatre Department offers the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting and in Musical Theatre. Courses are offered in theatre history, acting, directing, and stagecraft. Practical experience is provided through the wide variety of on-campus productions. To round out their major, students often develop internships and journeyman opportunities with domestic and international theatre companies, missions or ministry venues, all under the supervision of the Belhaven Theatre Department.
It is the mission of the Belhaven University Theatre Department to train servant artists in the use of the art of theatre to serve their Community, their Collaborators, and their Creator. Students must interview or audition for acceptance to the theatre degree program, which is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).