The Theatre Minor
The Theatre Minor requires the successful completion of 18 semester hours of the following courses:
THEA 277: 3 hrs.
Introduction to methods of characterization, including theory and practice of Stanislavski; physical and vocal awareness and development; and scene analysis and performance. Two to three hours laboratory experience each week. Prerequisite: Theatre Major (or minor) or permission of the instructor.
THEA 371, 372, 373 OR 374: 3 hrs.
History and Literature of the Theatre I, II, III or IV
The integrated study of dramatic literature and theatre history examined in the context of important cultural trends of these periods.
Greeks to early Renaissance
Renaissance to Romanticism
Romanticism to Modernism
1960's to the present
THEA 391: 3 hrs.
Scenery construction, painting and varied methods of stagecraft, with direct application to academic theatre. OR
Principles and practices in research, pattern mamking, material selection and sewing techniques for theatrical costuming.
THEA 399: 1 hr., repeat for total of 2 hrs.
Practicum experience in performance and/or technical production in association with current Truman shows. All Theatre majors and minors must complete a minimum of three hours of Theatre Practice.
Additional Theatre Electives (7 hours) to total 18 semester hours