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THEATRE STUDIES

Faculty
Andrea Moon -
Head of Theatre Studies
Mary Schuttler -
Theatre History
David Grapes -
Directing/Playwriting
Ken Womble -
Acting
Michelle Gaza
Acting/Diction
Roger Sherman -
Intro to Theatre,
Play Script Analysis
Tom McNally -
Acting
 

The Theatre Studies Concentration is a newly established program designed to foster multi-disciplinary theatre artists. This program puts an emphasis on academic excellence within the liberal arts model as well as gaining practical knowledge and experience. Theatre Studies is the quintessential concentration area for the self-directed student interested in further study in graduate school or a career in the professional field.

Click here for a PDF with information on a B.A. degree for Theatre Studies.

The Theatre Studies program is for you if:

  • You love the theatre and want to have a broad base of knowledge about every aspect of it.
  • You might want to run your own theatre company someday.
  • You are interested in becoming a playwright, dramaturg or director.
  • You plan on attending Graduate School.
  • You’d like to write about theatre as a critic or scholar.
  • You are interested in interdisciplinary research and performance.

The Theatre Study program offers a wide variety of theatre classes that encompass all discipline areas. Classes as diverse as acting, stagecraft, playscript analysis, directing, stage management, playwriting, dramaturgy and theatre management comprise the required concentration credits.  In addition the Theatre Studies program offers elective concentration credits, allowing scholars to indulge specific interests and areas of study.  The Theatre Studies program is interested in fostering well-rounded theatre practitioners, scholars and teachers and so encourages students to explore classes and activities outside the School of Theatre Arts and Dance.

Theatre Studies students are encouraged but not required to audition for Little Theatre of the Rockies, One Acts, and other productions at the School of Theatre Arts and Dance. They are also offered the opportunity to perform Dramaturgical work on School productions.

Admission Requirements:
Students interested in the Theatre Studies program must submit a 300 word essay that describes their passion for the Art and Craft of Theatre and their long term career goals. Once in the program, Theatre Studies students will be expected to maintain a 3.0 GPA.

If you would like to find out more information or to become a part of Theatre Studies at the University of Northern Colorado, contact Di Smice, Phone: (970) 351-2930, or email di.smice@unco.edu

PROGRAM AREAS

Performance Studies/Acting

Theatre Education

Theatre Studies

Dance

Musical Theatre

Design & Technology

MA in Theatre Education

MA in Dance Education

School of Theatre and Dance • Frasier Hall 105 • Campus Box 49 • University of Northern Colorado
Greeley, CO 80639 • Phone: 970-351-2991 • Fax: 970-351-4897

Last updated September 19, 2014