The theatre major offers a comprehensive education in the art and craft of the theatre. The curriculum exposes students broadly to theatre history, literature, theory, and criticism, and provides rigorous training in acting, directing, design, and technical theatre. To achieve these skills, students complete a series of required courses and participate in the departmental production program. Theatre courses of study.
Like all liberal arts, dance teaches life skills that will benefit the student later in life, regardless of the vocation selected. Dance teaches self-discipline, respect, dedication and determination. Plato once wrote, "to sing and dance well is to be well educated." He considered the uneducated man achoreutos or danceless; the educated one, kechoreukos, endowed with dance. It is our mission to endow our students with dance. Dance courses of study.