Undergraduate Catalog 2009-2011

Theatre

 

Faculty

L. B. Johnson, Chair; T. J. Callery, Jr., T. Delventhal, C. Fellows, K. Mooney, J. Perlstein, J. Strzemien (Dept. phone: 860-832-3150)


Programs

Major in Theatre with Specialization in Performance, BFA (61 credits):

Core (41credits)

TH 101Performance Practicum6
(repeated 6 times)
TH 115Play Production2
TH 111Stagecraft3
   or
TH 121 Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 135Speaking-Voice Development 3
TH 145Acting I3
TH 148Studio Performance I2
TH 235Movement for Performers3
TH 246Acting II3
TH 253Script Analysis for the Theater3
TH 347Acting III3
TH 348Performance Studio II2
TH 375History of Theater I3
   or
TH 376History of Theater II3
TH 477Contemporary U.S. Theatre3
Emphasis (20 credits - choose one of the following three emphases)
Acting Emphasis
TH 146 Introduction to High Impact Theatre3
TH 338 Advanced Voice Development3
TH 447 Acting IV3
TH 456 Shakespearean Production3
TH 472 Studies in Acting6
TH 483 Projects: Acting A1
TH 484 Projects: Acting B1
Directing Emphasis
TH 111Stagecraft3
   or
TH 121Costuming3
TH 115Play Production2
TH 352Directing for the Stage3
TH 375History of Theatre I3
   or
TH 376History of Theatre II3
TH 447Acting IV3
   or
TH 456Shakespearean Production3
TH 488Projects: Directing3
Interdisciplinary Emphasis
11 credits from acting or directing emphasis, plus 9 guided theatre electives.
A minor is not required with this major.
 

Major in Theatre with Specialization in Design and Technical Theatre, BFA (65 credits):

Core (52 credits)

TH 111Stagecraft3
TH 117Lighting3
TH 121Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 211Rendering and Drawing for the Stage3
TH 213Scene Painting I3
TH 217Sceno-Graphic Techniques3
TH 251Stage Management2
TH 253Script Analysis for Theatre3
TH 316Scene Design3
TH 318Lighting Design3
TH 333Period Styles3
TH 375 History of Theatre I3
TH 376History of Theatre II3
ART 130 Drawing I3
ART 110 Introduction to Art History3
 
and 6 credits from the following:
TH 481Projects: Scenery1-3
TH 485Projects: Lighting3
TH 486Projects: Sound3
TH 488Projects: Directing1-3
TH 491Projects: Technical Direction3
TH 492Projects: Stage Management3
TH 493 Theatre Internship3-6
             
Directed Electives (13 credits)
Chosen from other theatre courses or from courses in related fields in consultation with advisor
 
A minor is not required with this major.
  

Major in Theatre with Specialization in General Theatre, BFA (60 credits)

TH 101Performance Practicum3
(repeated 3 times)
TH 111Stagecraft3
TH 117Lighting3
TH 121Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 145Acting I3
TH 253Script Analysis for the Theatre3
TH 375History of Theatre I3
TH 376History of Theatre II3
TH 489Studies in Theatre/Drama3
and 17 credits of theatre electives and 14 credits of theatre or related fields courses approved by the student's advisor
  
A minor is not required with this major.
   

Major in Theatre with Specialization in General Theatre/Educational Theatre, BFA (non-certification program, 59 credits)

Core (38 credits)

TH 101Performance Practicum3
(repeated three times)
TH 111Stagecraft3
TH 117Lighting3
TH 121Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 145Acting I3
TH 146Intro to High Impact Theatre3
TH 165Improvisation for the Classroom3
TH 253Script Analysis for the Theatre3
TH 375History of Theatre I3
TH 376History of Theatre II3
ENG 377Play Writing3
TH 489Studies in Theatre/Drama3
 
15 credits in the specialization, including:
TH 143Theatre Games and Improvisation3
TH 246Acting II3
TH 352Directing for the Stage3
TH 465Creative Dramatics for Children3
TH 495Theatre Internship3-6
and 6 credits of theatre electives, chosen in consultation with advisor.
  
60 credits in theatre, as follows:
TH 101Performance Practicum3
(repeated three times)
TH 110Introduction to Theatre3
TH 111Stagecraft3
TH 117Lighting3
TH 121Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 143Theatre Games and Improvisation3
TH 145Acting I3
TH 376History of Theatre II3
and 18 credits of theatre electives
   
16 credits in related fields, as follows:
DAN 151Beginning Modern Dance2
DAN 152Beginning Ballet1
DAN 157Beginning Jazz Dance1
DAN 235Movement for Performers2
DAN 236Principles of Choreography2
DAN 252Intermediate Ballet1
DAN 257Intermediate Jazz Dance1
DAN 377Modern Dance & Theory1
DAN 480Project: Dance1-3
MUS 109Fundamentals of Music3
   
A minor is not required with this major.
 

Major in Theatre with Specialization in Costume Design, BFA (65 credits)

Core (48 credits)

TH 111Stagecraft3
TH 115Play Production1
TH 117Lighting3
TH 121Costuming3
TH 126Makeup I2
TH 211Rendering and Drawing for the Stage3
TH 222History of Fashion3
TH 253Script Analysis for Theatre3
TH 327Makeup II3
TH 332Costume Design3
TH 333Period Styles3
TH 334Costume Construction3
TH 375History of Theatre I3
TH 376History of Theatre II3
TH 482Projects: Costuming3
ART 130Drawing I3
ART 110Introduction to Art History3
and 17 credits of directed electives, either other theatre courses or courses in related fields, in consultation with advisor
 
A minor is not required with this major.
 

Major in Theatre, BA (34 credits)

Core (22 credits)

TH 111 Stagecraft 3
TH 115 Play Production 1
TH 117 Lighting 3
TH 121 Costuming 3
TH 135 Speaking-Voice Development 3
TH 143 Theater Games and Improvisation 3
TH 253 Script Analysis for Theatre 3



and 3 credits from the following:
TH 375 History of Theatre I 3
TH 376 History of Theatre II 3
TH 489 Studies in Theatre/Drama 3

Emphasis
(6 credits from one of the following categories)
Acting/Theatre Voice Emphasis

TH 145 Acting I 3
TH 338 Advanced Voice Development 3
TH 246 Acting II 3
TH 347 Acting III 3

Directing Emphasis

TH 352 Directing for the Stage 3
TH 488 Projects: Directing 1-3

Design/Tech Emphasis

TH 115 Play Production 3

(3 credit max.)
TH 213 Scene Painting I 3
TH 217 Sceno-Graphic Techniques 3
TH 316 Scene Design 3
TH 318 Lighting Design 3

Costuming/Makeup Emphasis

TH 115 Play Production 1
TH 126 Makeup I 2
TH 222 History of Fashion 3
TH 327 Makeup II 3
TH 332 Costume Design 3
TH 482 Projects: Costuming 1-3



Dance/Movement Emphasis

At least 2 credits from the following:
DAN 235 Movement for Performers 2
DAN 236 Principles of Choreography 2
 


and at least 2 credits from:
DAN 151 Beginning Modern Dance 2
DAN 152 Beginning Ballet 1
DAN 157 Beginning Jazz Dance 1
DAN 252 Intermediate Ballet 1
DAN 257 Intermediate Jazz Dance 1
and 2 credits from the above dance/movement courses
   or
DAN 377Modern Dance & Theory
  
Electives
6 credits of theatre electives

 

*In the emphasis and electives mentioned above, acting/theatre voice majors are recommended to complete TH 145, 338, and 246.

Minor in Theatre (21 credits)


TH 111 Stagecraft 3
TH 117 Lighting 3
TH 121 Costuming 3
TH 135 Speaking-Voice Development 3
TH 143 Theater Games and Improvisation 3
TH 253 Script Analysis for Theatre 3



and 3 credits from the following:
TH 375 History of Theatre I 3
TH 376 History of Theatre II 3
TH 489 Studies in Theatre/Drama 3



Minor in Theatre (Performance) (21 credits)


TH 101 Performance Practicum 3

(repeated 3 times)
TH 143 Theatre Games and Improvisations 3
TH 145 Acting I 3
TH 246 Acting II 3
TH 347 Acting III 3



and 6 credits from the following:
TH 115 Play Production 1
TH 126 Makeup I 2
TH 135 Speaking-Voice Development 3
TH 447 Acting IV 3
TH 456 Shakespeare Production 3
TH 489 Studies in Theatre/Drama 3
DAN 235 Movement for Performers 2



Minor in Dance (18 credits)


DAN 151 Beginning Modern Dance 2
DAN 152 Beginning Ballet 1
DAN 157 Beginning Jazz Dance 1
DAN 252 Intermediate Ballet 1
DAN 257 Intermediate Jazz Dance 1
DAN 377 Modern Dance & Theory 1
DAN 480 Project Dance 1-3
TH 117 Lighting 3
TH 121 Costuming 3
MUS 109 Fundamentals of Music 3



Not open to theatre majors.

 

 

 

 

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