Concentration In Literature/Theatre History

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

  • TH 110A Theatre Laboratory
  • TH 280 Theatre and Society: Global Foundations
  • ENG 340 Topics in Literary Theory/Criticism
  • TH 356 Devised Performance
  • TH 450 Senior Seminar
  • 12 semester credits chosen from the following:

TH 283 Theatre and Society III: Modern Continental Drama

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

Either:

ENG 331 Shakespeare: Early Works

ENG 332 Shakespeare: Late Works

  • 4 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

  • 4 semester credits in design, chosen from the following:

TH 218 Fundamentals of Design

TH 220 Theatre Graphics

TH 234 Stage Lighting

  • 4 additional semester credits in performance or design, chosen from

TH 113 Acting I, Fundamentals

TH 213 Acting II, Realism

TH 217 Voice and Movement

TH 218 Fundamentals of Design

TH 220 Theatre Graphics

TH 234 Stage Lighting

TH 275 Introduction to Playwriting

TH 301 Directing

TH 313 Acting III, Style

TH 351 Rehearsal and Performance: Main Stage Production

  • 4 semester credits in dance, chosen from the following:

TH 106 Fundamentals of Movement

TH 107 Ballet I

TH 201 Contact Improvisation

TH 209 Social Dance Forms

TH 214 Dance in Context: History and Criticism

TH 219 Dance Technique

TH 308 Dance Composition and Improvisation

  • 4 additional semester credits in Departmental electives