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  • Experience in Dance Rehearsals
    and Performance

  • (DAA 5688) 1-3 credits
  • 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.
  • Special Topics
  • (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.
  • Special Topics
  • (THE 6930) 1-3 credits
  • The study of a special area in theatre. Topics will vary. May be repeated for credit.
  • Professional Internship
  • (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.
  • Arts Management
  • (TPA 5580) 3 credits
  • Prerequisite: 13 credits in theatre
    A study of the areas of theatre management: organization, economics, public relations, finance, and audience.

  • Professional Showcase
  • (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.
  • Performance Skills
  • (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.
  • Advanced Directing
  • (TPP 6316) 3 credits
  • Advanced training in staging of classical plays and theatrical genres, such as farse, absurdism, and fantasy.
  • Creative Thesis
  • (THE 6972) 1-6 credits
  • Grading: S/U



 

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