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The Theatre Major



Marie Davis-Green
Thomas Lindblade
Andrew Manley
Ryan Platt
Idris Goodwin



Theatre majors must complete a minimum of 13 units for the major:

  • Six and a quarter units required from Principal Courses: TH 105 Acting 1; TH 110 Fundamentals of Performance Design; TH 206 Directing; TH 301 Senior Thesis Proposal (.25) TH 303 Junior Seminar; TH 304 Advanced Performance; TH 404 Senior Thesis Project.
  • Two units from Historical Perspectives: TH 220 Origins and Early Forms of Theatre; TH 221 Medieval and Renaissance Theatre; TH 222 Romantic, Commedia and Neoclassic Theatre; TH 223-Modern Theatre; TH 224-Contemporary Performance 1950-Present.
  • One unit from Intercultural Perspectives: TH 229 Rewriting America : Playwrights and Cultural Identity
  • One unit from Interdisciplinary Perspectives: TH 326 Performance Studies; TH 327 Feminist Performance; TH 329 Queer Performance and Body Politics
  • Two units of Electives: Choose from any Theatre Course
  • .25 unit Acting in a Department production: any one from TH 212, 213,214, 215 Theatre Studio Work/Acting (.25 unit each)
  • .75 unit in Technical Theatre: choose from TH 101 Stagecraft (.50 unit) and/or TH 212, 213, 214, 215 Theatre Studio Work/Technical (.25 unit each)

Outstanding work will be rewarded with distinction upon graduation. Theatre majors are urged to take at least one unit in dance that will not count towards the units required for the major. Students are urged to study one or more foreign languages. Please consult the Handbook for Theatre and Dance Majors online for further clarification of the major.