Department of Theatre and Dance students benefit from a dedicated faculty with expertise in varied fields of interest. Courses taught by our core faculty are complemented by Visiting Faculty and Granada Artists-in-Residence, professionals who come to the department for a limited time to create and teach.
Courses currently offered may not always match the courses recommended in the Course Catalog. Contact the Arts Group Advising Center Undergraduate Adviser or the Graduate Adviser (752-8710) for more information, or consult a Faculty Adviser.
Theatre & Dance course offerings for the 2015-2016 academic year are listed below, by quarter. To see course descriptions, use the menu at left to view them on our site, or use our link to the general catalog, at right.
Use the Registrar’s Course Search Tool to see times, dates and locations for each course and to plan your schedule.
Students interested in participating in the Theatre and Dance Performance Festival, scheduled for June 7-9, please follow up by answering the following questions below and submitting to David Grenke, Theatre and Dance chair.
1. What are your primary disciplinary interests (Performing Acting/ Dancing, Directing, Designing costume, scenic, lighting, Playwriting, Choreography, etc). List as many as apply.
INSTRUCTOR: Joelle Robertson, (Actors Equity Association), is currently with Capital Stage 2017-18 season. Stage managing credits include: The 39 Steps, The Motherf**cker with the Hat, 33 Variations and As You Like It.
Explores the development and production of new plays and musicals from conceptualization through finished product. How do theaters choose scripts? What is the development process? How do you market your material? What does it take to be a new play actor? What’s a 29-hour reading? How do I engage with a director on changes and dramaturgy? What’s dramaturgy? These and more questions are explored in discussion and practice. Taught by award-winning director and producer Kent Nicholson, this class is for playwrights, directors, dramaturgs, and actors.