The Department of Theater and Dance provides instruction and practical performance experience in all phases of theater and dance production for the stage.
The Department enhances the liberal arts experience of students through general education courses and through mainstage and student experimental theater productions. Students majoring in Theater and Dance may major in one of five specialization programs: Theater Performance, Design/Technical Theater, Theater History/Literature/Criticism, Theater Education, or Dance Performance.
Practicum training studios enable students to learn the arts of theater and dance through instruction and participation in a series of major and minor presentations for class, University, and community audiences through the Student Experimental Theater Organization and the University Dance Organization.
All students desiring further information about work in theater and dance should contact the Department of Theater and Dance. Students must be advised by a member of the department faculty who may grant permission to enroll in courses.
Students in the theater/dance major and minor must maintain at least a 2.0 GPA and must complete each course with a grade of C or above to remain in the program.