Theatre Arts students perform Bat Boy: The Musical

Theatre Arts, BA

THE MAJOR IN THEATRE ARTS

Theatre Arts Mission

As part of the Department of Performing Arts, the Theatre Arts Program explores diverse forms including the classics, contemporary drama, comedy, film, and musical theatre. Studies include training in acting; scenic, costume, and lighting design; directing; theatre history; and playwriting. The Theatre Arts major is for active participants who are ready to apply theory to practice via live performance, production work, undergraduate research, and theatre conferences.

Theatre Arts Values:

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Theatre Arts Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate the ability to read closely, to think critically, to speak eloquently, and to write effectively.
  2. Students will demonstrate advanced skills in one or more areas of theatre arts concentration.
  3. Students will demonstrate a wide range of skills practiced in theatre arts, including acting, design-technology, stage management, and dramaturgy.
  4. Students will demonstrate the ability to follow best practices during production, including rehearsals and performances.
  5. Students will demonstrate the ability to work collaboratively and collectively.