Theatre Arts

Minor Requirements

The Theatre Arts Program offers coursework in acting, directing, design, playwriting, technical theatre, theatre history, and dramatic literature. The Minor requires 18 to 24 credits, with 6 credits at the 300 level or above. 

To sign up and for additional information contact the Theatre Arts Program Director, Professor Nancy Selleck, 449 O'Leary Library, 978-934-4185

Courses should be distributed among the following 3 categories:

1. Production Credit. At least 3 credits.

THEA.311 Play Production 
THEA.493 Practicum in Theatre 

2. Theatre Arts workshops. At least 6 credits.

42.233 Play Analysis
42.304 Playwriting
42.367 Advanced Playwriting
THEA.221 Stagecraft
THEA.230 Fundamentals of Theatrical Design
THEA.261 Acting I 
THEA.262 Acting II 
THEA.265 Voice and Movement for Actors
THEA.311 Play Production THEA.340 Directing Workshop
THEA.340 Directing Workshop
THEA.401 Topics in Theater
THEA.490 Performance Practicum (1cr)
THEA.491 Design Practicum (1cr)
THEA.492 Technical Theatre Practicum (1cr)
THEA.494 Directed Study in Theater

3. Dramatic literature/theatre history. At least 6 credits.

42.218 Comedy
42.348 Modern American Drama
42.357 African-American Drama
42.359 Contemporary World Theatre
42.360 Medieval and Renaissance Theatre
42.361 Restoration Comedy
42.362 Modern Drama
42.363 English Renaissance Drama
42.364 Theatre and Society
42.382 Theatre History I (Ancient to Early Modern)
42.383 Theatre History II (19th Century to present)
42.423 Shakespeare I
42.424 Shakespeare II
50.442 Theatre and Anti-Theatre
55.351 Classical Drama
58.305 Theatre and the Visual Arts
74.356 American Musical Theatre
THEA.201 Introduction to Theatre