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Department of Theatre

Program Objective

Theatre UndergradsThe MUW Theatre Program offers extensive coursework in theoretical and practical aspects in the are of making theatre. MUW Theatre students acquire a broad understanding of theatre as a liberal art and a strong sense of self. Students develop the competitive skills with which to pursue professional or graduate work. The MUW Theatre Program is designed for the serious students with the desire to work in a company atmosphere. Productions include classics and contemporary titles of all genres, as a part of the Division of Fine and Performing Arts, the theatre program often collaborates with the music program in both coursework and musical productions. MUW Theatre actively participates in the American College Theatre Festival, Southeastern Theatre Conference, and is a member of the American Theatre of Higher Education.


Bachelor's of Art in Theatre

The Program offers a BA in Fine Arts with a Theatre Emphasis. The program's hallmarks are a rigorous production schedule, individual attention throughout the training process, and first-rate production values.

UndergraduateMajor Courses

  • University Core Courses - See bulletin here
  • TH 175 - Theatre Appreciation
  • TH 176 - Playscript Analysis
  • TH 205 - Fundamentals of Interpretation
  • TH 217 - Stage Crafts
  • TH 219 - Beginning Acting
  • TH 301 - Theatre as a Profession
  • TH 318 - Stage Lighting
  • TH 320 - Directing
  • TH 321 - Theatre Management
  • TH 360 - Internship
  • TH 400 - Seminar: Special Problems In Theatre Practice (three semester hours required)
  • TH 457 - History of the Theatre I
  • TH 458 - History of Theatre II
  • TH 464 - Costume for the Stage
  • Theatre Electives (3 semester hours)

See Additional Requirments in Undergraduate Bulletin

Find out more in the Bulletin


Theatre Minor

Requirements for a Theatre Minor include 21 semester hours of Theatre courses as follows:

  • TH 175 - Theatre Appreciation
  • TH 400 - Seminar: Special Problems In Theatre Practice (three semester hours required)
  • TH 457 - History of the Theatre I
  • TH 458 - History of Theatre II
  • Theatre Electives (9 hours required)

Find out more in the Bulletin

 

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