Theater

Courses in Theatre & Drama

THTR-T 120 Acting I (3 cr)

Introduction to theories, methodology, and skills: body movement, voice and diction, observation, concentration, imagination. Emphasis on improvisational exercises. Lectures and laboratory. Offered occasionally.

THTR-T 210 Appreciation of Theater (3 cr)

Introduction to the art and history of theatre through a study of major dramatic genres, theatrical elements and techniques, and current productions. Offered occasionally.

THTR-T 220 Acting II (3 cr)

Textual analysis and techniques of communicating with body and voice. Study and performance of characters in scenes from modern realistic and nonrealistic dramas. Lecture and laboratory.
Offered occasionally.

  • Prerequisite: THTR-T 120 and consent of instructor
THTR-T 370 History of Western Theatre and Drama I (3 cr)

Development of theatre and drama in Western world from beginnings to present. Study of theatre arts and culture institutions; focus on historical context for plays and performances, emphasis on research methods in theatre history. I: beginnings to circa 1700; II: circa 1700 to present.
Offered even numbered fall semesters.

THTR-T 371 History of Western Theatre and Drama II (3 cr)

Development of theatre and drama in Western world from beginnings to present. Study of theatre arts and culture institutions; focus on historical context for plays and performances, emphasis on research methods in theatre history. I: beginnings to circa 1700; II: circa 1700 to present.
Offered odd numbered spring semesters.

THTR-T 390 Creative Work in Summer Theatre (1-3 cr)

Work in summer theatre productions. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.
Offered occasionally.

THTR-T 483 Topics in Theatre and Drama (3 cr)

Studies in special topics not ordinarily covered in other departmental courses. May be repeated for credit with different topic Offered occasionally.