Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater: Contemporary Theater

Program Overview

Boston Conservatory at Berklee’s B.F.A. in Theater: Contemporary Theater is a singular program that leaves behind the traditional confines of the stage to empower innovative theater makers unbound by convention.

Our ensemble-based training allows students to explore new ways of working as they evolve side by side, challenging themselves and each other, while developing collaborative skills that are crucial for their professional lives as artists. Rigorous training, intimate in scale, combines devising—the fastest-growing theater mode today—with movement, site-specific work, theater analysis, writing, production skills, and an emphasis on socially conscious artistry. Our acclaimed faculty and guest artists are leading practitioners, and serve not only as mentors for growth, but as future colleagues. With room to explore their diverse passions and time to hone their own artistic processes, graduates of Boston Conservatory’s contemporary theater program are prepared to navigate an ever-changing industry, as resourceful multidisciplinary theater makers.

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