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Directing, Dramaturgy, & Cultural Performance Concentration (18 Credits)

Theatre majors in the Directing, Dramaturgy, & Cultural Performance concentration explore the creative process of play production through the role of director as well as interrogate the world of plays and performance through scholarly research. With courses in acting, directing, playwriting, dramaturgy, children’s theatre, and site-specific theatre, students acquire valuable hands-on experience.

Choose 18 credits in concentration

Required Foundational Courses (12 credits)

THE 260    History/Theory of Performance Media (3 credits)
THE 271    Directing II (3 credits)
THE 273    Acting II (3 credits)
THE 374    Directing III (3 credits)

Elective Courses (Choose 6 credits)
THE 299*  Diversity in Performance
THE 308    (ENG 308) Playwriting (or COM 357 Scriptwriting) (3 credits)
THE 309** Feminist Playwriting Workshop
THE 351    Adaptation/Media/Performance (3 credits)
THE 361    Musical Theatre Performance (3 credits)
THE 365    Special Topics in Theatre (Directing, Dramaturgy, History) (3 credits)
THE 470    Children's Theatre
THE 471    On-Camera Acting (3 credits)
THE 499    Site-Specific Theatre (3 credits)

Concentration Credit Total 18
Core Requirements 27
Total Credits 45

*Fulfills TIER I of Liberal Arts Core
**Fulfills TIER II of Liberal Arts Core
***Fulfills TIER III of Liberal Arts Core