Theatre Arts students at Gettysburg explore the theatrical event as a complex unit - one that is founded in literary and historical roots, and then translated into performance through the work of playwrights, actors, directors, and designers.
The theatre curriculum includes:
-history and literature of theatre
-the relationship of theatre to other aspects of culture and society
Theatre arts programs at Gettysburg also offer a variety of creative and technical experiences, from 10-Minute Play Festivals to Lunchtime Theatre, to participation in Main Stage Performances. What's more, the study of theatre arts offers excellent preparation for a variety of careers - both within and outside the discipline.
Requirements consist of ten courses, with the specified number of courses from each of the core categories:
major course checksheet
Additional Course Options
Students may also choose from among theatre-related courses in other departments, such as:
Students may also choose to focus on a particular area in a 200- or 300-level independent study one-on-one with a faculty member. This could include (but is not limited to) such tutorial topics as:
Requirements consist of six courses. The minor is designed to give students an overview of theatre, and includes key required theatre courses, studio courses, plus one elective.
minor course checksheet
*Note: The minor may include no more than two 100-level courses.
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