Ten major courses, as enumerated within the following categories:
1. Five courses in theater studies:
a. The following three courses in Theater Studies are required:
b. Any two of the following theater studies courses:
*Theater 1 satisfies the Theater Studies course fulfillment only if it is completed before Theater 15, 16, and 17.
With prior approval of the Chair, up to one course in theater studies from another department may be used to fulfill this category, including but not limited to:
2. Four courses in theater practice:
a. The following course in theater production is required:
b. Majors are required to take at least one of the performance courses:
c. Majors are required to take at least one course in theater design/management:
In their final year, all majors must complete the following course to satisfy their culminating experience in theater:
Every theater major is expected to complete four production credits. Theater production credits demonstrate competence in theater production by active and sustained participation in theater offerings at the Hopkins Center or elsewhere with approval of the Department. Sustained participation shall consist of completing production credits for Department of Theater productions or productions sponsored by the Department of Theater. Production credits will be completed under faculty supervision. Production credits must include a minimum of 25 hours of participation.
One production credit must be fulfilled by serving as a stage manager or assistant stage manager for a mainstage production. Or, the student may complete THEA 41: Stage Management to fulfill this requirement. With prior approval of the Director of Theater, a Shakespeare Alley Showcase (SAS) production may also fulfill this requirement.One production credit must be fulfilled by serving on a production's crew or working in the shops.Two production credits may be fulfilled with any category of theater production, with the exception of work associated with THEA 40: Technical Production. This includes:courses with a production componentacting in productionsparticipation in a production crew and/ or working in the shopsstage managementdirectingdesigningplaywriting when the script is produced under the sponsorship of the Departmentdramaturgy
In some cases, work-study hours may count toward the fulfillment of the production requirement with Departmental approval.
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