Feb 24, 2024  
College Catalog 2023-2024 
    
College Catalog 2023-2024

Theater Minor


 

Minor Requirements


The Theater minor consists of 24 credits. Students must complete the following requirements:

One Introductory course from the following:
THDA 105 - Seeing Performance in the Twin Cities  
THDA 112 - Reading Plays  
THDA 113 - The Power of the Dancing Body  

One Performance Design and Technologies course from the following:
THDA 125 - Technologies of Performance  
THDA 145 - Make-Up Design and Application 
THDA 232 - Crafting the Tangible 
THDA 235 - Fundamentals of Scenography  
THDA 255 - Lighting Design  
THDA 285 - Costume Design 
THDA 375 - Set Design  

Sixteen (16) elective credits from the following:
THDA 80 - Performance Practice 
THDA 81 - Technical Practice   
THDA 120 - Acting  
THDA 113 - The Power of the Dancing Body 
THDA 215 - Dance History: Reading the Dancing Body 
THDA 217 - Gender and Race Theory in Performance  
THDA 220 - Voice in Performance 
THDA 230 - The Art of Play: Action, Invention, and Chaos  
THDA 242 - Playwriting  
THDA 245 - Performance Histories and Theories: From the Historical Avant-Garde to the Present  
THDA 350 - Directing for the Stage 
THDA 360 - Acting Approaches  

Students may not use the same set of courses for different minors in the department, with the exception of the Introductory Course.

Minors are also welcome to enroll in the Capstone Seminar (THDA 490 ) if they are interested in scholarly research.