Acting



The Acting Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point offers a comprehensive, conservatory training in stage and screen acting for the students interested in a performance career. The acting program in nationally accredited with the National Association of Schools of Theatre.

Explore Career Opportunities in Acting

Acting Majors take classes that include acting (Meisner, Stanislavski Techniques), voice and articulation, period acting, improvisation, makeup, directing, acting for the camera, stage combat, dialects and theater history. Career options include:

  • Stage Acting
  • Film Acting
  • Television/Commercial Acting
  • Voice Over Artist
  • Movement Coach
  • Casting Director
  • Teaching Artist

Get Involved on Campus

At UW-Stevens Point you will have opportunities each year to perform in a variety of venues including Jenkins Theatre, our black box Studio Theatre. Yearly performance opportunities include:

Gain Experience Outside the Classroom

Graduating seniors travel to New York City to audition for leading agents and casting directors in an exciting introduction to New York City and the professional world. The training our majors receive is excellent preparation for success in nationally ranked graduate programs. Summer internships opportunities include:
  • Repertory Theatres
  • Summer Theatre Festivals
  • Universal Studios
  • Disney

Meet Your Acting Professors

UW-Stevens Point faculty members are accessible and happy to help majors get the most out of their educational experience. Our experienced faculty integrates acting, voice and movement into a rigorous professional training program.They have directed and performed nationally and internationally throughout their careers. Meet your professors!  


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