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Bachelor in Theater Performance

A Focused Study in Theater Performance

The Theater major consists of 22 hours in core courses and an emphasis in performance or production. Either emphasis requires an additional 17 hours of course work. If a Bachelor of Arts degree is sought, 12 hours of foreign language are also required.

Courses Offered at: Campbellsville

Careers in Theater

Careers include (but certainly aren't limited to):

  • Professional Actor
  • Director
  • Set Designer
  • Playwright
  • Stage Management
  • Set Design
  • Costume Design
  • Dramaturg/Literary Management
  • Education
  • Administration
  • Prop Management

Courses

Theater Core for all Theater Majors and Minors – 22 hours

  • TH 200 - Stagecraft
  • TH 242 - Theater History I
  • TH 253 - Fundamentals of Acting
  • TH 334 - Directing
  • TH 342 - Theater History II
  • TH ____ - Performance/Production Lab (Take the lab four times, using a different course number each time. Contact your academic advisor for guidance. Courses bearing this title are numbered 109, 111, 209, 211, 309, 311, 409 and 411 and are ONE hour each.)

Choose One Course From This List:

  • TH 375 Contemporary Drama
  • TH 491 Shakespeare

Theater Performance Courses

  • 39 semester hours

Theater Core Requirements – 22, Required Courses – 14

  • TH 100 - Introduction to Dance
  • TH 113 - Ballroom Dancing I
  • TH 114 - Ballroom Dancing II
  • TH 115 - Singing Onstage
  • TH 380 - Special Topics: Advanced Acting
  • TH 442 - History and Analysis of Musical Theater
  • TH 475 - Senior Seminar

Choose One Course From This List:

  • TH 335 - Children’s Theater
  • TH 336 - Church Drama

Electives – 3

  • MUS 100 - Elementary Musicianship
  • TH 210 - Stage Makeup
  • TH 230 - Theater Art Field Studies
  • TH 335 - Children’s Theater (if not taken in emphasis)
  • TH 336 - Church Drama (if not taken in emphasis)
  • TH 351 - Screen Acting
  • TH 360 - Music Theater Workshop
  • TH 375 - Contemporary Drama (if not taken in core)
  • TH 385/485 - Internship (cumulative to three hours)
  • TH 491 - Shakespeare (if not taken in core)
  • TH ___ - Singing Onstage (This course may be taken up to three times, using a different course number each time. Contact your academic advisor for guidance. Courses bearing this title are numbered 115, 215, 315, and 415 and are one credit hour each.)

All Theater majors and minors must take TH 131 and MAC 120 or MAC 140 as part of their General Education requirements.