Theatre and Dance Department

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The Theatre and Dance Department is one of eighteen academic departments at Knox. It offers one major and five minors. The department is located in CFA.

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[edit] Department Faculty<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre and Dance</ref>

[edit] Current

[edit] Former

  • Robert Whitlatch, Former Department Chair, Robert A. and Katherine M. Seeley Distinguished Service Professor

[edit] Cooperating Faculty from Other Programs

[edit] Theatre

The department offers one Theatre major, and five Theatre minors.

[edit] Theatre (major)

See main page at Theatre.

This major allows advanced study in Theatre.

[edit] Courses Required for the Theatre major<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

11 credits:

  • All of the following:
    • THEA 121 (Introduction to Theatre Technology)
    • THEA 123 (Introduction to Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 131 (Beginning Acting)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 331 (Shakespeare: Histories and Comedies)
    • THEA 332 (Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 372 (Classical and Medieval Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 373 (European Drama and Theatre: Renaissance through the 17th Century)
    • THEA 374 (European Drama and Theatre: 18th and 19th Centuries)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 375 (European Drama and Theatre: Rise of Realism to 1945)
    • THEA 376 (Modern Drama: 1945 to the Present)
    • THEA 377 (Women Playwrights: the Search for the Female Voice in Contemporary World Theatre)
    • THEA 378 (American Drama and Theatre: Beginnings to the Present)
  • Three credits of production electives, one of which must be at the 300-level and one of which may be dance
  • One of the following:
    • One credit of theory electives at the 300-level in the department
    • GERM 328 (Twentieth Century German Theatre)
  • One of the following:

[edit] Dramatic Literature and History (minor)

See main page at Dramatic Literature and History.

This minor allows for specialized study in Theatre.

[edit] Courses Required for the Dramatic Literature and History minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

5 credits:

  • All of the following:
    • THEA 123 (Introduction to Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 378 (American Drama and Theatre: Beginnings to the Present)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 331 (Shakespeare: Histories and Comedies)
    • THEA 332 (Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 372 (Classical and Medieval Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 373 (European Drama and Theatre: Renaissance through the 17th Century)
    • THEA 374 (European Drama and Theatre: 18th and 19th Centuries)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 375 (European Drama and Theatre: Rise of Realism to 1945)
    • THEA 376 (Modern Drama: 1945 to the Present)
    • THEA 377 (Women Playwrights: the Search for the Female Voice in Contemporary World Theatre)

[edit] Performance (minor)

See main page at Performance (Theatre).

This minor allows for specialized study in Theatre.

[edit] Courses Required for the Performance minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

5 credits:

  • All of the following:
    • THEA 121 (Introduction to Theatre Technology)
    • THEA 123 (Introduction to Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 131 (Beginning Acting)
  • One of the following:
    • THEA 232 (Intermediate Acting – Psychological Realism and Audition)
    • THEA 233 (Intermediate Acting – Period Style)
  • One of the following:

[edit] Directing (minor)

See main page at Directing.

This minor allows for specialized study in Theatre.

[edit] Courses Required for the Directing minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

5 credits:

  • All of the following:
  • THEA 350 (Independent Study – either practical (directing a production) or theoretical (completing a Director's Notebook))

[edit] Design and Technology (minor)

See main page at Design and Technology.

This minor allows for specialized study in Theatre.

[edit] Courses Required for the Design and Technology minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

5 credits:

  • All of the following:
    • THEA 121 (Introduction to Theatre Technology)
    • THEA 123 (Introduction to Drama and Theatre)
    • THEA 131 (Beginning Acting)
  • Two of the following:

[edit] Dance

See main page at Dance.

The department offers a minor in Dance.

[edit] Courses Required for the Dance minor<ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Dance – Requirements for the Major and Minors</ref>

5 credits:

  • All of the following:
  • One of the following:

[edit] Meeting the Competency Requirements <ref>2006-2007 Course Catalogue, Theatre and Dance</ref>

[edit] References

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