Theatre Programs Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
Division of Theatre
Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
2800 University Blvd N
Jacksonville, FL 32211
The study of theatre is vital to the liberal arts component of a university education. The study of theatre enhances communications skills, creative and critical thinking, cultural awareness, and broadens a student's knowledge of literature and history.
Theatre Arts offers two degrees: the Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts and the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts with concentrations in acting and technical theatre.
Outcomes & Careers
A number of Jacksonville University Theatre Majors enjoy successful careers in the entertainment industry. Among them are: Broadway stage veteran Terrence Mann (Javert in “Les Miserables”, the beast in “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast”, King Arthur in the recent broadway revival of “Pippin”), Jay Thomas, award-winning actor who starred on network television in “Murphy Brown”, and in the hit movie “Mr. Holland’s Opus”, Leanza Cornett, Miss America 1993 and Lifetime Network television personality; Shawnae Jebbia, recent Miss USA and an ESPY television personality: Milt Skelton, a Second City TV alumnus and owner/operator of a Chicago community theater; and Bruce Helford, executive producer of hit TV shows including “Roseanne” and “The Drew Carey Show”.
Jacksonville University Announces Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts
On Fri., Dec. 7, Jacksonville University (JU) announced the naming of the Linda Berry Stein College of Fine Arts in recognition of a multi-year, multi-million-dollar gift, among the largest investments in the University’s 84-year history, from alumnus Linda Berry Stein …