University Courses: what you should know about theater arts

Have you been having different thoughts as to what theatre art is? The best school to study, where to work with the degree and how much to earn? This article is for you. Keep reading to find out the answers to every of your question.

What Is Theatre Arts?


Theatre art is a collaborative type of performing art in which live performers, generally actors or actresses, portray the experience of a real or imagined event in front of a live audience in a specific location, usually a stage. The performers may use a variety of gestures, speech, song, music, and dance to convey their feelings to the audience.

How Many Years To Study Theatre Art?


At undergraduate level, most performing arts degrees are 3-4 years but this will largely depend on where you study.

Where can Theatrologist Work?

Those with a theatre art degree can go into the following career path:

  • Broadcaster
  • Actor
  • Writer
  • Director
  • Dancer
  • Choreographer
  • Casting manager

How Much Does people With Theatre Art Degrees earn In Nigeria?

The average salary of those with theatre art degrees ranges from 60,000 to 300,000 Naira.

Where Can Theatre Arts Be Studied?

There are really no best schools to study theater arts as all schools follow the same curriculum. However some good universities to study theatre arts include:

  • After Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti.
  • University of Uyo
  • Plateau State University, Bokkos.
  • Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka
  • Bowen University, Iwo.
  • Igbenedion University, Okada, Benin city.
  • Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State.
  • Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti
  • University of Ibadan
  • Imo State University, Owerri
  • Nasarawa State University, Keffi.

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