The Performance concentration prepares students to pursue professinal careers in theatre, film, television and related fields or entry into graduate programs. Additionally, it is our aim to create a culture of arts awareness and advocacy.


  • Performance opportunities available all four years – 70+ performances annually.
  • Actor training in Stanislavski and Meisner techniques.

Undergraduate acting coursework centers around the Seven Pillars Acting technique, an internationally utilized training program developed by Sonya Cooke, Head of Undergraduate Performance at LSU.

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Students may apply to the undergraduate Theatre program through the LSU Office of Admissions.  At this time, auditions and/or portfolio reviews are not required to apply to the undergraduate Theatre program. 

Apply online through the LSU Office of Admissions. 

For more information contact the School of Theatre Office:


105 Music and Dramatic Arts Building
Attn. Becca Wagner
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 

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