The theatre minor program includes both practical training and the opportunity to explore the broader philosophical and social issues facing the world today. Theatre skills include presentational skills needed by leaders in business, teachers, politicians and many other career professionals who engage in leadership and consensus-building. Technical skills can be applied to all forms of dramatic presentation: television, film and stage productions of all kinds. It is the aim of the theatre program to provide students with the skills and intellectual competence that will lead to success on the world of theatre and beyond.
The Minor in Theatre is designed to provide students a foundation of knowledge both historically and dramaturgically in the art and craft of theatre. Additionally, the minor offers practical experience in the theatre including performance, design and technical craftsmanship. The Theatre Minor is a perfect complement to any area of study.