We know that your talents are just as unique as you are. Study in a students-first program that is small enough for everyone to know you as an individual, with a big enough community to connect you with professionals and career contacts after graduation. We'll immerse you in practical opportunities that will allow you to play to your strengths, while also offering you the attention to build up your weaknesses, making you ready to take the next step.


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Professional Collaboration

Get connected with professionals, including Tony award winners, who teach classes, host workshops, coordinate internships and direct and design Xavier productions. You can also participate in Xavier Theatre's new play development collaboration with NYC's Fault Line Theatre.

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Unique Experiences

You don't have to pick just one emphasis. Your courses and opportunities can be a diverse lineup of acting, theatre technology, stagecraft, directing, playwriting and design. You can even double major.

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Support to Succeed

Beginning your first year, you'll have the opportunity to be part of Xavier productions, and that includes the chance for leading roles. We'll also help you create your online portfolio, so you're ready for the next step after graduation.


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Four Years That Will Change Your Life.

"I never thought I would get to experience film acting."

Xavier student Maya Farhat feels most at home when she's acting on the stage. So last September when she found herself at the Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission offices auditioning for a role in a television movie, she was unsure whether she would land the part.

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Careers After Xavier

Graduates from programs within the School of Arts and Innovation have accepted challenging, rewarding jobs at top companies and organizations like

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