TRAINING ACTORS | CULTIVATING ARTISTS
WELCOME TO UCI MFA ACTING
ARC OF TRAINING
Year One focuses on
The goal is to deepen and extend the expressive range of each actor in the emotional life, voice, and body by way of realism. Our actors are encouraged to open themselves to a courageous and in-depth way of acting.
Year Two focuses on
style and process.
The goal is to receive a dynamic vocabulary of skills in various mediums ranging from Shakespeare to Stand-Up comedy. Through trial and error, our actors work toward creating the circumstances that spark the highest level of connection to the work.
Year Three focuses on professionalism.
The goal is to prepare our
actors for professional acting
careers of creativity and competency.
This is done through professional development, industry exposure, and solidying bold and adaptive actors ready to work.