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Theatre options

THEA 1100. Theatre Appreciation (3-0-3) A general course in the appreciation of theatre. The use of films, guest lectures, demonstrations, and discussions of theatre of all periods may be included. (Course fee required.)

THEA 1175. Script Analysis (3-0-3) Must be a Theatre Major or have permission of the instructor. The basic tools for play analysis presented through reading, lecture, discussion, and further analysis. The student will become familiar with necessary vocabulary, methods and skills for analyzing play scripts.

THEA 1245. Introduction to Acting & Directing (2-2-3) Prerequisite: Theatre Major or THEA 1315 with a grade of C or better. Fundamentals of acting and directing techniques taught through exercises and beginning scene work. (Course Fee Required)

THEA 2226. Stage Management (2-2-3) Prerequisites: Take two of the following: THEA 1166, 1167, or 1168 with a grade of "C" or better. Introduction to stage management functions from auditions through final performances including preparation, practices, and responsibilities of the stage manager.

THEA 2255. Stage Makeup (1-2-2) Must be a Theatre Major or have permission of the instructor. Basic materials and techniques of stage makeup. Practical experience of makeup for characters from a number of plays and in differing makeup styles. (Course Fee Required)