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About Theatre Performance at Young Harris College

Theatre Performance prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. The vast majority of our Theatre Performance majors end up in either paid internships, paid professional productions, or graduate school within 12 months of graduation. As a matter of fact, our department’s placement rate is more than four times the national average for getting our graduates out there to work. Theatre Young Harris is one of the strongest performance programs in the southeast, boasting an over 75% placement rate for graduates.

Faculty spotlight

Get to know some of the instructors who will guide you through the Theatre Performance program.

It’s always special to hear from your former students who have gone on to excel in their field . . . and with our Young Harris College graduates, there is no shortage of them!

Chris Crawford
Mr. Chris Crawford Associate Professor of Theatre – Chair, Department of Theatre

Theatre Performance degree requirements

To graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Performance from YHC, you’ll take 120 hours of coursework.

General Education:

31 hours


38 hours, including two PALS (Physically Active Life Skills) courses

Program courses:

51 hours

Some of our most popular theatre performance classes include:

THEA 1201 Acting I Fundamentals:

This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of acting for stage performance, including a regimen of body and voice exercises and a series of group and individual acting studies.