Theatre Courses (THTR)

  1. 101 Introduction to Theatre
  2. 215 Stagecraft I & Practicum: Scenery, Lights, Sound, Props, and Technical Aspects
  3. 222 Introduction to Acting
  4. 255/256 Applied Theatre
  5. 310 Voice and Movement
  6. 315 Stagecraft II & Practicum: Costumes, Make-up, and Artistic Aspects
  7. 360 Studies in Theatre and Drama
  8. 375 Junior Project in Theatre
  9. 422 Advanced Acting
  10. 430 Play Production
  11. 450 Internship in Theatre
  12. 455/456 Advanced Applied Theatre
  13. 475 Senior Project in Theatre
  14. 480 Preceptorship in Theatre

101 Introduction to Theatre

4 Credits

A study of history, acting, costuming and scenery.

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215 Stagecraft I & Practicum: Scenery, Lights, Sound, Props, and Technical Aspects

4 Credits

This course is a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts of technical theatre design and construction. Successful completion of this course requires participation in play productions.

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222 Introduction to Acting

4 Credits

This is the first course in a sequential study of acting with practice in body movement, vocal work, scene analysis, preparation and performance in realistic style.

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255/256 Applied Theatre

2 Credits

Active participation in college productions.

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310 Voice and Movement

4 Credits

The study of anatomy, sounds and the phonetic alphabet.

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315 Stagecraft II & Practicum: Costumes, Make-up, and Artistic Aspects

4 Credits

This course is a hands-on introduction to the basic concepts of costume and make-up, and how these contribute to the artistic aspects of a play production. This course requires participation in play productions.

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360 Studies in Theatre and Drama

4 Credits

The course, emphasizing creativity in theatre, will vary in subject matter: e.g., stage combat, playwriting, performing in musical theatre, and film acting.

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375 Junior Project in Theatre

2 Credits

This course consists of a student-designed project and individualized instruction (in close collaboration with a faculty member) that encourages theatre majors and minors to take on challenges and problems in the field and to find and produce creative, artistically defensible and practical solutions.

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422 Advanced Acting

4 Credits

A studio experience that gives the advanced student an opportunity to work on period characterization and production styles.

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430 Play Production

4 Credits

This is an integrative course that combines theory and practice of all of the elements of play production, from identifying the play to be produced to conceptual pre-planning and overall design to implementation and budget to casting, scenery, and direction, to performance.

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450 Internship in Theatre

1-4 Credits

This course consists of a supervised work experience in professional or community theatre which allows students to bring together theoretical knowledge, skills, and dispositions developed in theatre classes and activities with practical experiences.

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455/456 Advanced Applied Theatre

2 Credits

Active participation in college productions.

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475 Senior Project in Theatre

4 Credits

This course consists of a substantial student-designed project and individualized instruction that encourages theatre majors and minors to take on the challenges of design, innovation, and creativity in the field and to find and produce creative, artistically defensible, and practical approaches and solutions.  This course requires participation in play productions.

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480 Preceptorship in Theatre

2 Credits

In this course a student assists in teaching a course, directing a show, conducting research, or managing a project or the summer theatre program. It may include planning, tutoring, managing and oversight responsibilities, production administration, or other related tasks

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