OnStageBlog.com recently published their top choice for undergraduate theatre programs by state, naming CSU Theatre as the best theatre program in Colorado.
According to the article, criteria consisting of tuition, facilities, academic rigorousness, performing opportunities, career support, location, were used when determining their "picks for the best undergraduate programs in each state of this great nation."
OnStageBlog's professional writers and theatre critics took the opportunity to to utilize their annual research about college theatre to create the list of fantastic programs.
An aspect of CSU Theatre that stood out to the reviewers is the level of Professional Actor Preparation provided by the program stating: This class will focus on all phases of “getting the job.” It begins by diagnosing most saleable qualities, then move on to understanding how the casting process works. They cover typing, defining the various industry jobs (both above-the-line and below-the-line), “breakdowns,” interviews, photos/resumes, agents, managers, casting directors, cold reading, prepared readings (for both TV/film and theatre) and monologues, on-camera acting, creating a one-person show. This class is also a reality check for those who are seriously considering the life as a professional actor.