The Theater and Dance Department offers a Theater and Dance Major, as well as three minors: Theater, Dance, & Performance Design and Technologies.

  • Two actors in costume on stage, one holds a bouquet of flowersTheater and Dance Major¬†
    The Theater and Dance Major provides an integrated introduction to both theater and dance while also giving students great flexibility in choosing electives. View the recommended course sequence for the major.
  • Four actors perform seated on stage; two have their arms raisedTheater Minor
    The Theater minor requires an introductory performance course and one Design and Technologies course. Students select remaining courses from a list of theater electives.
  • Several actors in brightly colored costumes stand on stage, arms outstretchedDance Minor
    The Dance minor requires an introductory performance course and one Design and Technologies course. Students select remaining courses from a list of dance electives.
  • Three students sit and stand by a lighting rigPerformance Design and Technologies Minor
    The Performance Design and Technologies Minor allows students to grow in the artistic and technical fields that support the visual and aural worlds that performers inhabit.
  • Several students surround a professor standing behind a stool.Capstone and Honors
    All Theater and Dance majors complete a senior capstone project that consists of individual research leading to an essay of 20-25 pages. The Honors Project is a year-long research project that builds on the Capstone work.