Creative careers in the spotlight

Whether your dream is to perform on stage or in film, as the voice of a beloved animated character or the face of an unforgettable advertisement, you can reach a global audience at SCAD. Our students receive focused instruction and countless opportunities to step in the limelight. You'll rub elbows with the greatest actors of our era at the Savannah Film Festival, and study under professors who are themselves award-winning performers, screenwriters and directors — all because, at SCAD, your passion takes center stage.

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Performing arts degrees

SCAD's accredited performing arts degrees are offered in Savannah.

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Turn your passion into your profession

At SCAD, you'll learn to thrive in an industry that requires acute technical skills, fresh creative vision and a knack for working with others. Discover your calling through the university for creative careers.

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"After a decade working at CBS, I wanted the opportunity to take all that I had learned from the casting standpoint and give it to students who were studying to become actors. I love being able to give them exactly what agents and casting directors look for when auditioning actors for film and television."

Andra Reeve-Rabb | Chair, performing arts, and Director of Casting

Related majors and minors

Performing arts is an ever-evolving field. In order to thrive in such an industry, many students choose to pursue a double major or related minor while they are here. You can explore new perspectives, harness diverse creative approaches, and develop a unique, well-rounded style — all while earning multiple degrees.

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