• Little women musical

The Theater minor is a great way to enhance your artistic and expressive abilities. Courses in Acting and Directing develop imagination, confidence and leadership skills, while the choice of electives allows you to choose classes that offer skills in particular areas and/or complement your major.

Highlights

  • Small class sizes
  • Intimate theater community
  • Two mainstages, a Spring Showcase, musicals in alternate years, a Staged Reading Series, and a Religious Drama Team that performs on-campus and in churches.
  • Scholarships are available to those interested in working on productions as actors, technicians, stage managers, or for joining the Religious Drama Team.

Career opportunities

The study of theater provides supplemental preparation in the areas of teacher education, communication, group process, organization, aesthetics, public presentation and other skills valuable in a wide variety of fields, as well as preparation for graduate school, theater ministry or conservatory training.

Program director

Julia Reimer, Ph.D.
Julia Reimer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Theater

Course listing

General Education Prerequisites

CodeTitleUnits
THTR 105Theater Appreciation3

Required Courses (18 Units)

CodeTitleUnits
THTR 350Acting3
THTR 360Directing and Staging Texts3

Select one of the following

CodeTitleUnits
LIT 380World Theater: Roots to 18003
LIT 385World Theater: 1800 to Present3

Select one of the following

CodeTitleUnits
THTR 115Drama Practicum: The Company2
THTR 315Drama Practicum: The Company2

Elective Courses

Select 7 units from the following

CodeTitleUnits
THTR 355Creative Drama3
THTR 365Stage Technology2
THTR 370Auditioning1
THTR 380Stage Make-Up1
THTR 321Applied Theater2
THTR 330Dance Styles3
THTR 335Drama Ministry3
HIST 360Greece: Drama and Paideia in the Polis4
LIT 380World Theater: Roots to 18003
LIT 385World Theater: 1800 to Present3
LIT 415Shakespeare3