About the Program

The Foundations in Theatrical Directing certificate is a grouping of specialized courses in Theater, Education and English designed to give participants exposure, knowledge, skills, and the applied experience to direct theater productions in settings such as schools, Community Theater, camps, and community centers. These courses will offer foundations in acting, directing and production. Elective course is selected by advisement.

About the Theater Department

222 Donald Savage Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6416
Fax: (716) 878-4409
https://theater.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (9 credit hours)
THA 226 ACTING I 3
THA 234 INTRODUCTION TO THEATER DESIGN 3
THA 350 DIRECTING I 3

Elective Courses: Select one (3 credit hours) 3
THA 316 SCRIPT ANALYSIS II
THA 317 THEATRE HISTORY: ANCIENT TO BAROQUE
THA/ENG 340 PLAYWRITING
THA 495 SPECIAL PROJECT (1-3)
DAN 301 KINESTHETIC LEARNING METHODS AND PRACTICES
EDU 416 TEACHING LITERACY IN MIDDLE AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS
ENG 317 SHAKESPEARE FOR FUTURE TEACHERS
ENG 495 SPECIAL PROJECT

Total Credit Hours 12