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Fine Arts

Theatre

Experience the full artistic and academic development that Theatre can offer in the classroom, on the stage, and behind the scenes. Our program will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the art and the ability to put that knowledge to work following graduation.

  • Small class sizes
  • A 700-seat auditorium for performances
  • Performing and behind-the-scenes opportunities
  • Ability to tailor study and practicum experiences to your long-term ambitions
  • A 41,000-square-foot fine arts facility for learning, practicing, and performing
  • Production seasons designed for proficiency in musical theatre, modern drama, and the classics
PARTICIPATE IN PRODUCTIONS

At least 4 productions are held each year – ranging from small cast to large-scale. Each season begins with a musical accompanied by a full orchestra. Classical masterpieces are regularly scheduled along with modern works.

Gain real-life experience – all before you graduate.


Productions

All Theatre students are encouraged to participate in on-campus productions as actors, directors, designers, stage technicians, and playwrights.


Internships

Obtain work experience and make informed career choices through supervised internships of a semester or more in length.

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Employment Options
  • Actor
  • Director
  • Designer
  • Playwright
  • Stage Manager
  • Producer



COURSEWORK


Course

Title (credits)
Thea 190 Introduction to Theatre (3)
Comm 201 Oral Interpretation of Literature (3)
Thea 201/202 Drama Performance/Theatre Practice (4)
Thea 303 Stagecraft & Lighting (4)
Art Two approved art courses (6)
Mus Two approved music courses (6)

Course

Title (credits)
Thea Electives (9)

Choose one of the following three
Thea
Thea
Eng
220
318
311
Appreciation of Drama (3)
Development of American Drama (3)
Shakespeare (3)

Total Semester Credits Required: 38




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Committed to helping you succeed — both in and out of the classroom.



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