Minor in Theatre Arts: Production / Performance

Requirements

Required courses 15 hours

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THE 110 Introduction to Theatre 3
THE 281 * Theatre Practicum 1-3
THE 350 Script Reading and Analysis 3
THE 373 Theatre Production and Management 3
* Repeat as necessary for a minimum of 6 credits.

Elective courses 6 hours

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  Choose two three-hour electives from Theatre Arts in consultation with the department.

Courses

THE 110 - Introduction to Theatre (3)

A survey of and introduction to the contemporary theatre; drama, dance, music, and film. This course is a basis for all drama courses and is required prior to declaring a major in theatre arts: production/performance. Lab hours required.

THE 281 - Theatre Practicum (1-3)

A laboratory course designed to permit students to earn credit while participating in Theatre Arts Department activities. Students may select a practicum from the areas of acting, directing, technical theatre, costuming, design, or management.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

THE 350 - Script Reading and Analysis (3)

Whether written or videotaped, a script is the basis for the work of theatre directors, actors, designers, production managers, and publicists. During this course, students will read scripts representative of different historical periods, styles, and cultures. Students will also analyze these scripts as they relate to the functions of directors, actors, designers, production managers, and publicists.

Prerequisite: THE110.

THE 373 - Theatre Production and Management (3)

A comprehensive course designed to provide the student with a working knowledge of theatrical production practices and management skills required for successful theatre production. This course includes an in-depth study of the various theatre personnel, their related responsibilities, both in nonprofit and profit theatre organizations. Additionally, specific consideration is given to conventions pertinent to deaf theatre.

Prerequisite: THE110 or permission of the instructor.