Performing arts students thrive in the SCAD environment of visual creativity, advanced design technologies and hands-on production. SCAD students refine their talents through instruction from award-winning professors and participate in awe-inspiring mainstage productions.
Prepared for success; fueled by passionThe SCAD performing arts degree program prepares students for careers in film, television, multimedia entertainment and live performance. Actors in SCAD's School of Entertainment Arts receive focused instruction paired with diverse opportunities in related disciplines such as film and television, production design, animation and more. The program stresses the importance of career preparation and personal packaging to ensure success after graduation, and students learn from top industry talent through an active guest artist program.
Performing arts is offered in Savannah.
SCAD's performing arts department is extremely driven about career placement for students. SCAD has the only full-time, on-location university casting office in the United States. The casting office schedules private auditions with more than 25 casting agents and producers throughout the year. Past audition opportunities include:
- CW Network
- Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey
- Williamstown Theatre Festival
- Utah Shakespeare Festival
- TV Series: Homeland, Army Wives, The Game
Undergraduate and graduate students in SCAD's annual Showcase Performance have the opportunity to travel to Atlanta and New York for auditions with industry agents at major theaters. In addition to the showcase performances, SCAD students have taken part in private auditions at Disney and auditioned for major films including "X-Men" and "Footloose."