Theatre (THE) courses
THE 101 Introduction to the Performing Arts
The creative processes of transforming drama to stage, film and television. A study of the collaborations and contributions that the various artists make to the process. Intended to increase the audience's ability to think critically about the artistic experience. Buying tickets to and attendance at local productions required.
THE 109 Performance Studies
Exploration of the social, cultural, and aesthetic aspects of performance through an examination of self and society. Course combines lecture, readings, and individual student performances of oral and literary texts selected for their humanities-related content and their performance and literary values.
THE 111 Theater in Education
Educational Theater teaches students how to prepare a program that deals with a social or historical issue and then to take the program into area schools for presentation. Sometimes the students will use a written script by a professional author and sometimes they create their own.
THE 112 Performance Project
Theatre group will present a theater performance to various groups, or for multiple showings in the geographical area. This may include travel to locations including schools, day cares or event venues. (Check with the instructor if travel is an issue.) May be repeated for up to 3 hours.
THE 197 Selected Topics in Theater
A variable credit lecture/discussion and/or lab course. Content varies with topics identified by title in the course schedule. The course may be repeated if the topics differ; however, no more than six credits may count as elective credit toward any degree. Check with the appropriate department head to see if credit for this course will count toward the major or minor.
THE 205 Speech for the Elementary Classroom
Speech activities in the elementary grades, correlating story telling, choral reading, creative dramatics, and speech correction.
THE 210 Performance of Literature
Individual performance of poetry, prose, and drama. Designed for students who wish to develop skills in theatrical performance, oral interpretation, aesthetic communication, and literary study through performance.