Instruction in theatre includes both theory and practice, the combination of which will develop in you skills and knowledge in all aspects of theatrical performance, as well as creative problem solving and collaboration–skills that will serve you well in a wide variety of careers, both on and off the stage.
To graduate as a theatre major you must complete 10 courses including:
You also are required to complete backstage work on at least two department productions for a minimum of 50 hours per show in a capacity other than actor, director, or designer. At least one instance of backstage work must be in stage management.
You also may earn a minor in theatre, which requires six courses, consisting of:
You also must work on one department production for a minimum of 30 hours in a capacity other than actor or director.