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DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE

and MUSIC STUDIES

 

Academic Programs Offered

NAST Accredited

Geva Theatre Alliance and Internships

Picasso at the Lapine Agile

Course Descriptions

Three academic programs are available: (1) major in theatre, BA or BS; (2) minor in theatre and (3) minor in music.

Major in Theatre

The major in theatre is 43 credits:

Required Core for all Theatre Majors: (As of Fall 2009)
Credits
THE 201 (A,P) Theatre Arts
3
THE 202 (B) Stagecraft
3
THE 221 (A.P) Introduction to Acting
3
THE 239 (A) Introduction to Design
3
THE 307 (A) Fundamentals of Stage Management
1
THE 308 (B) Stage Management
1
THE 314 (A) History of Theatre I
THE 315 (A) History of Theatre II
THE 319 (A) Play Analysis
THE 351 (A) Directing
THE 401 (A) Research in Theatre
1
THE 402 (A) Senior Project in Theatre
Total:
29

 

  One Upper Division Performance 0r Design/Technology Course
Credits
THE 322 (B.U) Intermediate Acting
3
THE 323 (B,U) Advanced Acting
3
THE 334 (A) Physical/Vocal Training
3
THE 422 (B,U) Workshop Lab Theatre
3
THE 426 (B) Improvisational Studio
3
THE 493 (A) Special Topics in Theatre -  Performance
3
Total:
3

 

One Upper Division Dramatic Literature Course
     Credits
THE 353 (A) Children's Theatre
THE 410 (A) Contemporary Women Playwrights
THE 492 (A) Special Topics in Theatre  -  Literature
Total:
3

 

Emphasis by Advisement**
      
Credits
Two - 3 Credit Classes
6
Two - 1 Credit Area Specific Practicum Courses
2
 Total:
 8

Total Credits Needed for Major:

43

Theatre Student Learning Outcomes

 

**Theatre Majors need to select an area of emphasis to complete the major course requirements.

The exact program of study is prepared after consultation with an advisor.

Emphasis areas include
Performance                (Acting, Directing, Stage Management)
Design/Technology     (Scenic, Lighting and Costume Design, Technical Direction)
General Theatre           (Dramaturgy, Theatre History, General Studies) 

 

Geva Theatre Alliance and Internships

 

Minor in Theatre

Students are invited to minor in theatre to enhance their knowledge and experience as well as to participate in theatre.
 A minimum of 18 credits is required.

 

  Credits
THE 111 (A,F) Introduction to Theatre
3
OR

THE 201 (A,P) Theatre Arts
3
AND
THE 202 (B) Stagecraft
3
OR
THE 101-107(B) Practicums (1 credit per semester for 3 semesters)
3
PLUS
In addition, by contract, the students must take a minimum of four courses in the area of concentration.
12
TOTAL:
18

 

For information on the Minor in Music click here

 

Music

 

 

Department of Theatre and Music Studies

1101 Tower Fine Arts Center  (585) 395-2478
info: theatre@brockport.edu


 

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