Provides supervised experience in theatre production and performance topics. May be repeated for a total of eight credit hours; only two hours may count towards Design and Production or Performance tracks. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor. (P/F). One hour per week.
THEA 344 DIRECTING (Spring 2020)
Study of the theory and basic principles, skills and techniques underlying direction. Student-directed theatre productions required. Performance Track Prerequisites: THEA 240, 250. Five studio hours per week with enhancement.
THEA 350 ACTING II (Spring 2020)
Provides experience training for intermediate and advanced acting through the exploration of improvisational techniques, character analysis, scene work and exercises in acting style. Performance Track Prerequisite: THEA 250. Five studio hours per week.
THEA 450 ACTING SHAKESPEARE (Spring 2020)
Advanced scene study acting which focuses on the challenges specific to blank verse. Guided exercises explore and refine technical skills. Performance Track Prerequisites: THEA 250, 301. Three hours per week with enhancement.
THEA 490 SEMINAR IN THEATRE (Spring 2020)
Intensive study of a selected topic in Theatre. May be taken twice under different subtitles. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Six hours per week.
THEA 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN THEA (Spring 2020)
Directed study of a theatre or theatre-related topic. May be taken twice under different subtitles for a total of eight hours; only four hours may count toward upper-level degree requirement. Prerequisites: Junior standing, 3.0 major GPA, proposal and permission of instructor and department chair during program planning. Four hours per week.