Dramatic Literature and Performance Minor

Effective Fall 2017.

The dramatic literature and performance minor, available to non-theater majors only, provides grounding in theatrical history, theory and performance practices as a cultural enrichment and as preparation for advanced study or employment in the theater.

This minor is offered jointly by the department of literature, language, writing, and philosophy and the department of visual and performing arts, and consists of 15 credits.

Required Courses

Shakespeare (3 credits)

Developmental Theater (3 credits)

  • THEA1201 Development of the Theater I:
    Ancient to Elizabethan or
  • THEA1202 Development of the Theater II:
    Restoration to Today

Elective Courses (9 credits)

Literature Electives (3 credits)

Select one course from the following:

Dance and Theater Electives (6 credits)

Select two courses from the following:

  • DAN1320 Beginning Dance
  • THEA1201 Development of the Theater I:
    Ancient to Elizabethan or
  • THEA1202 Development of the Theater II:
    Restoration to Today
    (In addition to the 3 credits selected from Development of Theater required above)
  • THEA1110 Basic Acting for Non-Majors
  • THEA2005 Directing I
  • THEA2255 Playwriting/Dramatic Structure
  • THEA2339 Musical Theater Workshop
  • THEA3336 Acting for Film and Television
    (Students in the minor may waive the prerequisite course, THEA 2204, with permission from the instructor.)
Contact:

Stephen Hollis
Director of the Theater Program
Tel: 973-443-8467
stephen_hollis@fdu.edu

Visual & Performing Arts Department
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave, M-DB0-01
Madison, NJ 07940

Fairleigh Dickinson University Mansion
Office Location
Dreyfuss Building - Room 110

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