Acting Major — B.F.A.

Summary

Acting B.F.A. Major Requirements87-93
Integrative Core Curriculum Requirements 123-35
Electives0-10
Total Credits120
1

 See Integrative Core Curriculum requirements, with information about the H&S CLA requirement.

Degree Requirements 

FOUNDATION COURSES
THEA 10100Stagecraft2
THEA 102xxTechnical Theatre Practicum (must be taken three times for a total of 3 credits)3
THEA 13000Script Analysis for the Theatre3
THEA 24100History of Theatre I3
THEA 24200History of Theatre II3
THEA 25100Theatre Organization and Management3
THEA 35500Directing I3
THEA 44100Contemporary Developments in Theatre3
ENGL 21900Shakespeare3
ENGL 31100Dramatic Literature I3
ENGL 31200Dramatic Literature II3-6
or THEA 34900 Interrelationships: British Drama and Cultural Life – Lecture
THEA 44300Aesthetics and Criticism of Drama3
or THEA 44400 Senior Seminar
or THEA 44600 Theories of Performance
ACTING, VOICE, MOVEMENT, AND DANCE COURSES
THEA 13300Scene Study I2
THEA 13400Scene Study II3
THEA 13500Voice and Movement for the Stage I2
THEA 13600Voice and Movement for the Stage II2
THEA 23300Scene Study III3
THEA 23400Scene Study IV3
THEA 23500Voice and Speech for the Stage I1.5
THEA 23600Voice and Speech for the Stage II1.5
THEA 23700Movement for the Stage I1.5
THEA 23800Movement for the Stage II1.5
THEA 33100Styles of Acting: The Greeks and Shakespeare3
THEA 33200Styles of Acting: Farce and High Comedy3
THEA 33500Advanced Voice and Speech for the Stage3
THEA 33600Dialects for the Stage3
THEA 43100Acting for the Camera3
THEA 43000Audition Techniques2
DNCE xxxxxSelect three classes of dance technique 1, 23-6
ELECTIVES IN THE DEPARTMENT
THEA xxxxx or DNCE xxxxxElectives in theatre arts or dance 111
Total Credits87-93
1

Dance courses must be at the appropriate level, determined in consultation with dance faculty members.

2

 DNCE 10000, DNCE 30100, and DNCE 30200 may not count toward this requirement. THEA 13700 Stage Combat and THEA 23900 Alexander Technique may count toward this requirement. In addition, PALS 01500 Fencing, PALS 09000 Personal Defense, PALS 09300 Personal Fitness, or PALS 05900 Gymnastics Activities, may be substituted for up to 1 credit of dance with approval of program adviser.