Theatre Arts

(25 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Theatre, Center for Performing Arts (513-529-3053).

This minor offers students an opportunity to explore theatrical practice within a liberal arts tradition by providing study of performance and production in acting, directing, theatre technology, design arts, and theatre history and analysis. Register your intent to pursue the minor with the chief departmental adviser. A minimum GPA of 2.00 is required for all courses in a minor. All courses must be taken for a letter grade.

Program Requirements

All of these (9 hours):

THE 101 Introduction to Theatre: Drama and Analysis (3)

THE 103 Introduction to Theatre: Production and Performance (1)

THE 200 Theatre Production and Performance (1, 1)

THE 251 Visual Communication for the Theatre (3)

Choose one (3 hours):

THE 123 Acting for the Non-Major: Text and Performance (3)*

THE 131 Principles of Acting (3)

Choose four (4) hours:

THE 255 Fundamentals of Scenery Construction and Props (3) and

THE 207 Scenery and Props Lab (1) or

THE 253 Costume Fundamentals (3) and

THE 205 Costume Construction Laboratory (1) or

THE 254 Lighting Fundamentals (3) and

THE 206 Theatre Lighting Laboratory (1) or

THE 258 Scene Painting Fundamentals (3) and

THE 208 Scene Painting Laboratory (1)

Category A: Choose three (3) hours

THE 151 Stage Makeup (1)

THE 205 Costume Construction Laboratory (1)

THE 206 Theatre Lighting Laboratory (1)

THE 207 Scenery and Props Lab (1)

THE 208 Scene Painting Laboratory (1)

THE 231 Scene Study (3)

THE 238 Playwriting Through Improvisation (3-4; maximum 4)

THE 243 Movement and Voice for Actors (3)

THE 252 Technical Production (3)

THE 254 Lighting and Sound Fundamentals (3)

THE 255 Fundamentals of Scenery Construction and Props (3)

THE 258 Scene Painting Fundamentals (3)

THE 314 Playwriting (4)

THE 331 Advanced Scene Study (3)

THE 340 Internship (1-16)

THE 341 Fundamentals of Directing (3)

THE 342 Stage Management (2)

THE 343 Speech and Dialects (3)

THE 432/532 Acting Shakespeare (3)

THE 437/537 Auditions (2)

THE 438/538 Professional Qualifications II: Agencies (2)

THE 439/539 Special Techniques for the Actor (3 hours, max. 6 hours)

THE 441/541 Methods/Styles of Play Directing (3)

THE 450/550 Special Topics in Theatre Design and Technology (3)

THE 451/551 Scenic Design (3)

THE 453/553 Costume Design (3)

THE 454/554 Lighting Design (3)

THE 455/555 Tutorial in Advanced Problems (1-6)

THE 456/556 Sound Design (3)

THE 465 Collaboration in Theatre Design & Technology (2)

Choose six (6) hours:

THE 391 Modern American Theatre (3)

THE 392 Modern European Theatre (3)

THE 393 Cultural, Ethnic, and Gender Issues in Dramatic Literature (3)

THE 395 American Musical I: A History to 1950 (3)

THE 396 The American Musical II: A Contemporary History 1950-2005 (3)

THE 490 The Theatre and a Cultural Aesthetic (3)

THE 491 Theatre History I (3)

THE 492 Theatre History II (3)

THE 493 American Theatre (3)

THE 494 London Theatre (3)

* Global Miami Plan Foundation course

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