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Theater, B.A.

About the Program

The Theater Department introduces students to all aspects of theater and the entertainment industries. The theater season includes both faculty- and student-directed productions presented on campus. These productions are attended by members of both the college and the community. Through advisement, students may focus their studies in the following concentrations: acting, directing/dramaturgy, design/technical, and general study. The department also emphasizes direct application of theater skills beyond the stage in the form of various outreach projects. High standards afford a foundation for careers in professional theater, television, and film. A 19-credit-hour minor program in theater is also available.

About the Theater Department

222 Donald Savage Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-6416
Fax: (716) 878-4409

Program Requirements

Intellectual Foundations Requirements 33-39 cr

Total Required Credit Hours in Theater 42 cr

A. Required Courses (26 cr)

THA 216 Theater Fundamentals
THA 226 Acting I
THA 230 Theater Practicum I: Introduction to Theater Technology (1)
THA 231 Theater Practicum II (1)
THA 234 Introduction to Theater Design
THA 316 Script Analysis II
THA 317 Theater History: Ancient to Baroque
THA 318 Theater History: Baroque to Modern
THA 330 Theater Practicum III (1)
THA 331 Theater Practicum IV (1)
THA 350 Directing I
THA 416 Seminar in Theater Arts (1)

B. Electives by Advisement (16 cr)
Electives in a concentration: acting, directing, design-technical, or general study.

All College Electives 39-45 cr

Total Required Credit Hours 120 cr

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