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Concentration in Performance

A minimum of 46 semester credits—including 16 in performance, 8 in dramatic literature and theatre history, 4 in design, 4 in dance, 4 in departmental electives, 4 in theatre and performance theory, 2 in theatre laboratory, and 4 in the capstone—distributed as follows:

  • Sixteen semester credits in performance chosen from the following:
    • TH 113 Acting I, Fundamentals
    • TH 213 Acting II, Realism
    • TH 217 Voice and Movement
    • TH 275 Introduction to Playwriting
    • TH 301 Directing
    • TH 313 Acting III, Style
    • TH 351 Rehearsal and Performance: Main Stage Production
    • TH 356 Devised Performance
  • Four semester credits in pre-modern drama, chosen from the following:
    • TH 249 Oregon Shakespeare Festival
    • TH 280 Theatre and Society: Global Foundations
  • Four semester credits in modern drama, chosen from the following:
    • TH 249 Oregon Shakespeare Festival
    • TH 283 Theatre and Society III: Modern Continental Drama
    • TH 381 British Theatre and Drama: 19th Century to Present
    • TH 382 American Theatre and Drama: 19th Century to Present
    • TH 383 Topics in Global Theatre and Performance
    • TH 385 Special Topics Seminar, Plays and Playwrights
  • Four semester credits in design, chosen from the following:
    • TH 218 Fundamentals of Design
    • TH 220 Theatre Graphics
    • TH 234 Stage Lighting
  • Four semester credits in dance chosen from the following:
    • TH 106 Fundamentals of Movement
    • TH 107 Ballet I
    • TH 108 Contemporary Dance Forms I
    • TH 201 Contact Improvisation
    • TH 208 Contemporary Dance Forms II
    • TH 209 Social Dance Forms
    • TH 214 Dance in Context: History and Criticism
    • TH 308 Dance Composition and Improvisation
  • Four additional semester credits in departmental electives
  • TH 340 The History and Theory of Modern and Contemporary Performance
  • TH 110A Theatre Laboratory
  • TH 450 Senior Seminar