Prerequisites: Audition and permission of instructor Experience in dance rehearsals and public performance. Enrollment is by audition only. This course may be repeated for credit.
Directed Independent Study
(DAN 5905) 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: Permission of instructor Reading and research in an area of dance. The topic is to be approved by the instructor. The course may be repeated for credit.
Special Topics in Dance
(DAN 5930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The study of the selected area in dance. Topics may vary. The course may be repeated for credit.
Applied Research in Design for the Theatre
(THE 5287) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Graduate standing This course prepares the student in the various theatre design disciplines to conduct research as it relates to graduate study and educational and professional objectives.
Seminar in Dramaturgy Literature
(THE 5315) 3 credits
Study of dramatic works from the Greeks to the early 19th century theatre, with emphasis on the plays as originally performed and in revival. Intensive investigation and script analysis with reports, lectures, and discussions.
(THE 5930) 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The study of a special area in theatre. Topics will vary. May be repeated for credit.
Seminar in Dramatic Theory and Genre
(THE 6507) 3 credits
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The study of selected theories of drama from Aristotle to the present.
Directed Independent Study
(THE 6909) 1-4 credits
Involves reading, research, and creative activities in theatre with a program of study selected and reviewed in consultation with departmental faculty members. The course may be repeated for credit.
(THE 6930) 1-3 credits
The study of a special area in theatre. Topics will vary. May be repeated for credit.
(THE 6940) 1-9 credits
Involves theatre internship residency in an accredited professional company in acting, directing, design, technical theatre, or theatre management. The course may be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U
Summer Repertory Theatre Workshop
(THE 6955) 1-14 credits
The advanced study and practical application of acting/directing and/or technical/design skills for repertory theatre performance. The course may be repeated for credit.
Advanced Scene Design
(TPA 5061L) 3 credits
Prerequisite: TPA 4060L The solving of assigned problems and criticism in designing plays and musicals. It includes evaluation of styles in settings.
(TPA 5580) 3 credits
Prerequisite: 13 credits in theatre A study of the areas of theatre management: organization, economics, public relations, finance, and audience.
(TPA 6950L) 3 credits
Involves graduate production work on performance. The course may be repeated for credit. Grading: S/U
Graduate Acting Studio 1
(TPP 5115) 3 credits
Advanced methods of performance in realistic plays.
Graduate Acting Studio 2
(TPP 5116) 3 credits
Advanced methods of performance in classical plays.
Acting for the Camera
(TPP 5266) 3 credits
Prerequisites: TPP 2100, 4175, 4176 An acting course that identifies the special needs of the actor in front of the camera in either film or videotape. This course provides a basic working vocabulary and the techniques needed to confront the major issues of camera acting.
Graduate Acting for Film and Television
(TPP 5267) 3 credits
Prerequisites: TPP 5115, 5116 Studio class designed to give the graduate actor experience in the practical application of techniques utilized in commercial, film, and television acting.
Graduate Acting Studio 3
(TPP 6146) 3 credits
Prerequisites: TPP 5115, 5116 A continuation of acting training with emphasis on Shakespeare.
Graduate Acting Studio 4 Special Challenges in Acting
(TPP 6147) 3 credits
Prerequisites: TPP 5115, 5116, 6146 Through consultation with the collected performance faculty, students will identify specific challenges in their individual acting process and, through targeted scene study, discover the means to overcome them.
(TPP 6199) 3 credits
Involves practice in voice production, the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), articulation, dialect, and body movement. The course may be repeated for credit.
(TPP 6316) 3 credits
Advanced training in staging of classical plays and theatrical genres, such as farse, absurdism, and fantasy.