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The Scene Design (BFA) program demands operations and scenery of the highest standards. Each shop is professionally staffed by The Repertory Theatre during the day and by students in the evening. Scene Design also helps students develop other basic skills, including construction, shop practices, and rendering techniques.

The third year and fourth year offer further design and conceptual experience, both in the studio and in actual production work. Webster is one of the few undergraduate institutions that requires that all of the productions be designed by students. This practice allows students to acquire experience necessary for the degree, and provides representative samples for their portfolio, creating a unique opportunity for professional growth.

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Whether you’re seeking an undergraduate or graduate degree, we'll help you achieve academic excellence preparing you for future career successes. The first step is to fill out our application.

Partnerships with World-Class Cultural Institutions

Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis are located on campus and perform in the Loretto-Hilton Center for the Performing Arts.

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and Dance St. Louis collaborate with Webster University on curriculum, in addition to various productions throughout the year.

Webster is the only American university that has an ongoing partnership with the internationally-acclaimed Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.


All you need to know about the audition process can be found on our Application & Audition Information page.


John Wylie
Head of Design/Tech

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16th in the Midwest

Webster University continues to be highly ranked on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges report, now listed as 16th in Midwest Regional Universities and included in four best-of categories. This year, the University's score rose to its highest level since the ranking system was established.

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