Department Website:

Faculty:

  • Professor Lynn Cockett (Communication)- ext. 3549
  • Professor Grace Fala (Communication)- ext. 3467
  • Professor Donna Weimer (Chair-)- ext. 3462
  • Assistant Professor Sarah Worley, (Communication)- ext. 3168
  • Assistant Professor Neal Utterback (Theatre) - ext. 3494

Learning Outcomes:

The Department of Communication and Theatre Arts offers a diversity of educational experiences in language, communication, media, and the performing arts. Our learning outcomes are to think clearly and creatively, write and speak persuasively, read with intelligence and imagination, and gain insight into audiences. Such skills and knowledge enable students to pursue a wide variety of exciting career paths and graduate study.

Special programs, facilities, publication or equipment:

  • Bailey Oratorical Program
  • Visiting Artist Program in Theatre
  • Theatre Productions (fall and spring)
  • Solos + Capstones (Student theatre)
  • Soap Box Speeches Events
  • Communication and Media Club
  • Lamda Pi Eta: National Communication Honor Society
  • Conflict Mediation with The Baker Institute Mediation Services
  • Service Learning Projects
  • Honors Seminar and Research
  • Digitial Media Projects
  • Faculty-Student Research

Programs of Emphasis:

  • Communication
  • Health Communication
  • Integrated Media Arts
  • Theatre Perfomance (phasing out Fall 2016)
  • Theatre Arts (starting Spring 2017)
  • Communication + Conflict Resolution

Individualized Programs of Emphasis:

  • Multimedia Arts
  • Communication/Philosophy
  • Communication/Technical Writing
  • Communication/Theatre Arts
  • Communication/Digital Media
  • Communication/Science Writing
  • Digital Media and Video Productions
  • Political Communication
  • Multimedia Communication
  • Health Comm/Writing

Secondary Emphasis:

  • Communication - Secondary Emphasis
  • Theatre Performance - Secondary Emphasis

Internship/Research Experiences:

  • Florentine Films with Ken Burns
  • White House, Washington, DC
  • Federal Drug Investigation Commission
  • Public Records, Huntingdon County Courthouse
  • C-SPAN, Washington, DC
  • National Public Radio, Washington, DC
  • Johns Hopkins Medical Center
  • Rachel Ray Productions
  • New York NBC Television Production
  • 'Ally McBeal" and 'Weeds" Production
  • Intercultural Programming, Juniata College
  • Stage management- LaJolla Theatre, San Diego CA

Courses:

THE COMMUNICATION CORE:
CM 101 First Year Seminar

CM 130 Introduction to Human Communication 
CM 132 Message Analysis 
CM 133 Mass Media and Society

Communication

CM-101   First Year Seminar (Fall; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; H) This one credit course is an introduction to the department and its offerings in terms of areas of study, practicum, internships, and programs abroad. Opportunities with our communication club and honor society are also explored. Together we explore areas of research, teaching, and the professional & graduate school opportunities that you need to know, as you choose your POE, plan your course of study and plan for your future. Overall, we hope to inspire you to find the joy and challenge we as a department experience in the study of communication. This course is for first year and sophomore students who have already declared Communication as their POE or who are genuinely considering Communication as a POE or secondary emphasis.

CM-130   Introduction to Human Communication (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S) Surveys the fundamental tenets of human communication through application. This course is concerned with how and why we speak, listen, respond, and strategize through the uses of verbal and nonverbal symbol systems.

CM-132   Message Analysis (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) The study of rhetoric investigates the art of persuasion. The course introduces the basic rhetorical concepts and language we need to make sense of the sea of messages we swim in. The course aims to sharpen your ability to reason, reflect, send, perceive and discern messages in a variety of contexts. Upon completion of this course students understand several humanistic perspectives toward communication and are able to apply the basic tools of rhetorical analysis. Students have an increased awareness of the ways in which our symbolic behaviors shape our social lives.

CM-133   Mass Media and Society (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) An examination of the convergence of mass media (print, radio, television, sound, film, and internet) which serve our most common public interests. The focus is on the four primary functions to inform, to entertain, to persuade, and to transmit culture. Students have a better understanding of the tension between media as business and its social responsibility to its citizens.

CM-199   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows departments to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by topic.

CM-200   Art of Public Speaking (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; CS,H) Seeks to develop and improve fundamental principles and methods of selecting, organizing, developing, and communicating a line of reasoning and evidence for constructive influence in speaking situations. Students make three formal presentations, analyze messages, and improve their listening skills. Prerequisites: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior standing.

CM-214   Cinderella (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; CA,H) Surveys the historical and cultural origins and pathways of the Cinderella story. Students use folk-tale research to identify the thematic content of the Cinderella story, explore its reach, and understand its ubiquity in American popular culture. The course includes a major project for which students conduct library research in order to write an original Cinderella based in a culture for which we do not have an extant copy. Prerequisites: EN110 or EN109.

CM-220   Group Communication (Spring; Yearly; 4.00 Credits; H,CS) This course is designed to improve communication with others in small group task and problem-solving situations. Working with a community partner students propose, plan and carry out a service project. We explore ways of developing communication strategies for group decision making, for leadership, and for managing interpersonal conflict, as well as presentations skills. This course takes a balanced approach to understanding and using communication theories, as well as offering practical experience using those skills for working in small groups. By the end of the semester students understand the group experience in terms of shared leadership of working cooperatively with diverse group members; and the necessity for ethical choices. Prerequisite: CM130.

CM-230   Interpersonal Communication (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) Introduces students to the various theories and styles of one-on-one communication. It emphasizes the transactional approach in the study of the communication process as it occurs in interpersonal relationships. It explores interaction as a way by which we come to know ourselves and each other. Prerequisites: CM130.

CM-261   CM Studies in Germany I (Spring; Variable; 1.00 Credit; I,H) This course is a short-term study abroad class that meets for one hour a week in the spring semester to prepare for a 10-day trip to Germany in May. We will cover an array of communication topics including public speaking, intercultural and group communication, as well as journalism and PR/marketing related topics. The cost for the trip will include travel, hotel, food and fees. Estimated cost for the course is approximately $3,000. Corequisite: CM262.

CM-262   CM Studies in Germany II (Spring; Variable; 2.00 Credits; I,H) This course is a short-term study abroad class that meets for one hour a week in the spring semester to prepare for a 10-day trip to Germany in May. We cover an array of communication topics including public speaking, intercultural and group communication, as well as journalism and PR/marketing related topics. The cost for the trip will include travel, hotel, food and fees. Estimated cost for the course is approximately $3,000. Corequisite: CM261.

CM-289   Communication Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-2.00 Credits; F,H) A Practicum in Communication encourage students to: (1) develop skills in analyzing and delivering public presentations; (2) assess, interpret and analyze messages data among diverse audiences; (3) understand speech communication in a variety of contexts; (4) appreciate public address from a historic perspective; and (5) participate actively in the communication field. This course is repeatable up to 4 credits.

CM-290   The Metaverse (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,CW,CS) This introductory course focuses on how information technologies shape the way we think and organize ourselves. In studying the technology of the book, social media and the metaverse, students explore change and technology as central to the decision making of leaders. Prerequisites: CM133 or IT110 or IT111.

CM-299   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows departments to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by topic.

CM-300   Professional Presentations (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; CS,H) Designed for students to improve and polish their speaking skills for effective presentations in professional settings. It is a performance course with emphasis placed on speech structure, audience adaptation, style of presentation (oral report and manuscript reading), with the use of PowerPoint and/or Prez1. Video is used to help speakers understand the relationship between their speaking behaviors and responses of listeners. Prerequisites: CM200.

CM-320   Qualitative Research Methods (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S) Introduces students to the practice of qualitative research methods--including participant observation microanalysis, interviewing and content analysis in communication and the social sciences. Specific methods will vary by semester. Prerequisites: CM130 or CM230 or CM220 or CM405.

CM-330   Media Analysis (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,CW,CS) Designed to explore analytical approaches applied to a variety of media, including advertising, television sitcoms, new shows, propaganda, film, music and architecture, in order to ascertain the persuasive messages inherent in each artifact. By examining the rhetorical choices revealed by each method of criticism, we can better understand the structure of message design, the medium and in a larger sense the cultural values that shape both. Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-340   Intercultural Communication (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; H,I) This course examines symbolic patterns of communication as they relate to issues of diversity. Interactive skills needed to open channels of communication between and among people of diverse backgrounds are analyzed and developed. A multi-cultural approach to the study of human communication serves as a basis for exploring issues of diversity that include but are not limited to race, gender, class, ability, orientation, religion and ethnicity. Prerequisite: CM230.

CM-365   Organizational Communication (Either Semester; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,S,CW) Examines the strategic uses of communication by individuals in organizations and by organizations as a whole in the pursuit of organizational goals. Provides students with a theoretical vocabulary to analyze communication in organizational settings in order to understand processes such as social networks, leadership, and power. Focuses on personal and organizational ethics in work place communication. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230 and CM220.

CM-399   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows departments to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by topic.

CM-400   Communication Philosophy (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) Topics in communication philosophy examine the relationship between thoughts, words, and actions. The study of rhetoric will be the basis for each course as it applies to specific contexts: health care, public discourse,diversity, conflicts and debates, political campaigns, and family dynamics. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230.

CM-400A   Health Communication (Spring; Odd Years; 3.00 Credits; H) Explores how communication functions to promote health, the important role of information in health care, the development of communication campaigns to promote health awareness, alternative and multicultural approaches to health care, the promotion of ethical health communication, and the use of new health communication technologies. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230.

CM-400B   Storytelling (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) This performance course gives students the opportunity to examine the oral traditions of the language through the art of reading, writing, listening, watching and telling stories. Stories are at the heart of the human experience. They form the foundation for many academic disciplines. Stories help us to understand our own beliefs, values traditions and civilities. This course aims to strengthen our appreciation and understanding of storytelling, old and new.

CM-400C   Advanced Interpersonal Communication (Fall; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) This course develops the theories and applications of interpersonal communication by focusing on various perspectives of communication with creativity, conflict in interpersonal relationships, listening and language appreciation. Students are expected to analyze and discuss specific conversational patterns that are both experienced and observed. How these patterns form and transform the conversational dynamic of an interpersonal relationship is explored. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230.

CM-400D   Rhetoric of Coming Out (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H) This course aims to explore diverse uses of rhetoric applicable to the coming out process. Cultural, social, political, physical, institutional, and financial constructs of the closet are studied in an effort to understand and appreciate the coming out process. Rhetorical constraints, functions, and strategies involved in the construction and deconstruction of the closet, both perceived and real, and of coming out the closet are illuminated. While various perspectives of rhetoric are covered, a classical perspective is most closely examined and applied.

CM-400E   Listening (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) This course invites the students into an exploration of transactional communication by focusing on message reception. How is a message received? What interrupts reception? How can we determine if and when a message has been transmitted? How are messages interpreted? Specifically, we will study diverse perspectives of the listening process. This includes the study of (1) the pragmatics of listening; (2) the epistemology of listening; (3) the aesthetics of listening; and (4) the ontology of listening. Listening is viewed primarily as an expression and extension of creativity. We also examine and develop the relationship between listening and leadership. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230.

CM-401   Senior Seminar (Fall; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; H) Senior Seminar in Communication is an opportunity to refine your understanding of your communication POE and experiences and their application to the professional world of business or graduate school. Students will reflect on their communication expertise, prepare resumes and interwiewing techniques, network with alums in communication, and communicate their expertise. This course intends to make explicit the strong knowledge base acquired in a Communication POE and to explore the opportunities available in the field of communication. Prerequisites: Senior standing.

CM-405   Communication Studies (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) These courses examine the theories, skills, and research methods involved in the exploration of communication from a social scientific perspective relevant to specific contexts. The context determines the course content and pedagogical approach. Courses included but are not limited to Family Communication, Community Identity and the Workplace, Public Relations, Gender Communication, and so forth. Prerequisites: CM130 and CM230.

CM-405A   Women, Work & Identity (Fall; Variable; 3.00 Credits; S) Women. Work. Identity. These three words are related in a complex web that many of us struggle to untangle for our entire working lives. In this course, we identify and name the components of the relationships among these words--all in the context of the unique perspective that the communication discipline offers. Prerequisites: CM130 or CM230 or CM220 or CM365 or permission of the instructor.

CM-405B   Nonverbal Communication (Fall; Variable; 3.00 Credits; S) " I know you are lying to me! " " You talk with your hands a lot. " If you have ever said or thought one of these things, then theories of nonverbal communication may interest you. Students in this course learn about the use of space, body language, and vocal (but not verbal)communication. A major course project requires students to analyze videos of people communicating in natural situations. Prerequisites: CM130 or CM230 or CM220 or CM365 or permission of the instructor.

CM-420   Media Studies (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CS) Courses examine mediated persuasion both in its theory and criticism. They focus on theories of rhetoric that have influenced our modern understanding of media and communication technologies. Areas of application such as public address, communication technologies, digital media, politics, and mass media form the emphasis. Depending on the emphasis the subtitle changes after the title Media Studies. Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-420A   Hollywood Films (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CW) In this course we explore one visual medium: film. Hollywood film is understood as mainstream media which is meant for a general audience and with strong box office constraints. A rhetorical perspective insists on the presence of an audience which is not necessarily of interest in all types of film study but will be crucial in our discussions. We relate theories, methods of production, and criticism to our work but it is not limited to them. This course is an opportunity for students to explore what mainstream films mean and why they are such an important cultural phenomenon. Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-420B   Media Violence (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,CW) This media studies course introduces students to basic issues and research surrounding media violence. We take a hard look at media violence and its scholarly research in order to understand the intricacies of both our fascination and repulsion for all of the media's manifestations of violence. Cross-listed in Communication and Peace and Conflicts Studies, this course asks students to critically analyze media violence while integrating current media research into our understanding of violence as a presence in our lives and what we can or should do about it. Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-420C   Digital Media Studies (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H) We know we can connect with a friend studying abroad on a 24/7 basis and when we do research on the WWW, the materials, location, time and distance are irrelevant. This course lets us extend our vision to a serious study of how global business, politics and social relations are changing by these various processes of instant connection and perpetual contact. Digital Media are at the heart of this revolution in communication. Necessarily we want to pay attention to the digital divide and the continuities of our lives as these communication changes occur. In looking at the big picture, the scope of these changes is necessarily global, challenging, complex and fast. Hang on to your seats!! Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-420D   Truth and Lying (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H) This media studies course introduces students to the theories of rhetoric to understand the question, who can we trust? We pay special attention to the classical period of Rhetoric and the Rhetoric of the 20th century. Rhetoric has been transformed through media. Despite these transformations, rhetoric has always been considered of first importance for the ethical practical conduct of our everyday lives. How we present or lives our beliefs, attitudes, and commitments is indeed the concern of when we lie and who we can trust in our personal and public lives. Prerequisites: CM132 or CM133.

CM-420E   Digital Storytelling (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; H,F) Digital stories derive their power in weaving images, music, narrative and voice together, and thereby giving deep dimension and vivid color to characters, situations, experiences, and insights. This course offers students the opportunity to experiment with narratives and their visualization using digital media technologies as a vehicle to tell stories creatively with a clear point of view and audience awareness. Prerequisites: CM133 or 1 of the following courses, CM290 or IT110 or AR404.

CM-490   Communication Internship (Variable; Variable; 2.00-9.00 Credits; H) Communication students may apply their acquired skills and knowledge to on-the-job internships for a semester during their junior or senior year for a total of 9 credit hours. Television stations, radio stations, newspapers, magazines, public relations, advertising agencies and human relations in health organizations are all possible placements. You not only work as full-time members of a business team, but also evaluate and document your growth in a work journal and prepare a portfolio of presentations or publications. Corequisite: CM495. Prerequisite: Communication core and Jr. or Sr. standing.

CM-495   Communication Internship Research (Variable; Variable; 2.00-6.00 Credits; H) In addition to the on-the-job experience provided by the internship, students are required to pursue research related to their placement. An in-depth research paper or presentation is completed during the semester. Corequisite: CM490. Prerequisite: Communication core and Jr. or Sr. standing.

CM-497   Honors Seminar (Variable; Variable; 3.00-6.00 Credits; H,CS) Designed to serve as a capstone course for students who emphasize Communication in their POE. The students will be expected to examine communication theories and research methods relevant to a topic, theme, issue, or problem that has served as an area of special interest throughout the previous two years of study. Students must have Senior standing, have a POE in Communication and meet the 3.40 GPA requirements.

CM-498   Honors Research (Either Semester; Yearly; 3.00-6.00 Credits; H,CS) Designed to serve as a capstone course for students who emphasize Communication in their POE. The students will be expected to examine communication theories and research methods relevant to a topic, theme, issue, or problem that has served as an area of special interest throughout the previous two years of study. Students must have Senior standing, have a POE in Communication and meet the 3.40 GPA requirements. Prequisite: CM-497.

CM-499   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows departments to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by topic.

CM-TUT   Communication Teaching Assistant (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) This tutorial provides a structure for the experience of teaching in Communication and reflection on classroom dynamics.

Integrated Media Arts

IM-100   Integrated Media Art Studies (Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; H) This one credit course is an introduction to the Integrated Media Arts Program and its offerings in terms of areas of study, practicum, internships,on campus projects and programs abroad. Meeting the Faculty and learning of their interests and research goals is essential to finding your place in the department. Opportunities for Study Abroad, Internships and Networking with Alums are all part of this practical course with opportunities for written reflection and presentations.Together we explore your best options in professional and graduate school opportunities to inform your choice of POE and plan your course of study.

IM-110   Principles of Digital Media (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) An introduction to the concepts of digital media. Students will develop an understanding of the basics of digital media, the technology surrounding the creation and use of digital media, and its association with art, communication, and information technology. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various creative software programs used to create artistic and expressive media content. The course provides an overview of media formats, media creation, the fundamental properties of the tools required for media manipulation, and insight into the artistic, social, psychological, and legal aspects of digital media. Prerequisites: Freshman or Sophomore standing or by instructor permission.

IM-199   IM Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows department to offer topics not normally scheduled.

IM-241   Info. Discovery and Architecture (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; S,QS) This course considers various aspects of organizing digital information for public consumption. Data representation, overviews of file formats, storage organization, modern database structures and web site organizations provide a technical dimension of information. The visualization, graphical and basic statistical analysis of data is then considered for information presentation. Data mining techniques covered offer information discovery methods. Prerequisite: IT110 or IT111 or CS110 or permission.

IM-242   Info Visualization (Fall; Variable; 3.00 Credits; N) This course considers the various aspects of presenting digital information for public consumption visually. Data formats from binary, text, various file types, to relational databases and web sites are covered to understand the framework of information retrieval for use in visualization tools. Visualization and graphical analyses of data are considered in the context of the human visual system for appropriate information presentation. Various open-source and commercial digital tools are considered for development of visualization projects. Prerequisite: IT 110, IT 111, IM 110, DS 110, or CS 110 or permission.

IM-250   Digital Audio Production (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Digital Audio Production introduces the student to the fundamentals of capturing, editing and reproducing sound, using digital tools. Hands on studio work combines with basic acoustic theory to help conceptualize the bridge between the analogue and digital worlds. The final project for the course puts the student in teams to record, edit, mix and do simple mastering on a full length CD.

IM-275   Integrated Media Lab I (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) Integrated Media Arts Lab is for students studying or interested in Integrated Media Arts. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various technologies (online communities, social networks, digital imaging, audio, video, multimedia work, layout and design, and the World Wide Web) and design to provide students with the practical knowledge, confidence and critical skills necessary to effectively understand and communicate as an Integrated Media Artist. Prerequisites: IM110 and SO, JR, or SR standing.

IM-276   Integrated Media Lab II (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) Integrated Media Arts Lab is for students studying or interested in Integrated Media Arts. Through a laboratory context of experimentation and discussion the course explores the use of various technologies (online communities, social networks, digital imaging, audio, video, multimedia work, layout and design, and the World Wide Web) and design to provide students with the practical knowledge, confidence and critical skills necessary to effectively understand and communicate as an Integrated Media Artist. Prerequisite: IM275.

IM-298   Integrated Media Practicum I (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

IM-360   Digital Video Production (Spring; Even Years; 3.00 Credits; F) Video Production I is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production, and lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an well produced digital story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement. This course will teach students how to work as a professional videographer by expanding digital media knowledge and techniques. Students will learn the technical foundations of video production, camera operation, lighting, audio acquisition and editing. Students will be encouraged to investigate the impact of video content based on the viewer in addition to artistic potential through digital storytelling. Prerequisites: IM110 or permission by permission of instructor with prior video experience.

IM-361   Video Production II (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Digital Video Production II allows students to work from ideas to a final video production that is ready to showcase at a film premiere, enter into film competitions, or share with a client as a professional commercial for their business. From preproduction planning all the way to post production editing, students will work on a series of videos with full creative rights. Students will be required to oversee planning, storyboarding, shooting, editing, and final exporting. Students with prior video production experience are preferred. Prerequisite: IM360 or by instructor permission.

IM-398   Integrated Media Practicum II (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

IM-399   Video Production II (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits) Digital Video production is a practical hands-on experience with cinematography, audio production and 3-point lighting. Students learn the necessary skills to tell an audio-visual story with appropriate technical knowledge to enhance the narrative and audience engagement

IM-490   IM Internship Need Paperwork (Variable; Yearly; 2.00-9.00 Credits) See catalog.

IM-495   Internship Seminar (Variable; Yearly; 2.00-6.00 Credits) See Catalog.

IM-498   Integrated Media Practicum III (Either Semester; Yearly; 1.00-4.00 Credits; S) Credit option for students who are applying their classroom theory from the department by working on IMA projects on campus or off-campus. Credit hours and level (298, 398 or 498) are dependent upon the extent of the project and will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

 

Theatre Arts

TH-105   Introduction to Theatre (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course will examine the key elements of theatre, past and present, from directors and design, to the changing role of the actor, through discussion, critical examination of plays, and implementation. Students will leave this course with a better understanding of theatre and drama in its larger cultural and historical context, and with the ability to make important connections between theatre of the past with current experiences with theatre, with the other fine and performing arts, and with our contemporary global social fabric and intercultural lifestyles.

TH-160   Tai Chi (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits) This course provides an introduction to Tai Chi movement, history, and philosophy. Students will be able to explain the history of Tai Chi, perform a solo Tai Chi sequence, and engage in push-hands with a partner. Tai Chi is useful to the performing artist both in its philosophy and also in cultivation of kinesthetic and energetic awareness of the body.

TH-180   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) Credit option for students participating in theatrical productions. Students may receive credit for acting, technical, or administrative positions for a given production. Credit hours are dependent upon the role or position. Credit limits will be determined by the professor. Available by permission only.

TH-181   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) (See TH180).

TH-191   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.

TH-192   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH-191 and permission of the instructor.

TH-196   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-197   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-199   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-205   Introduction to Design (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) An examination of the principles and procedures of working in the physical environment of the theatre. Focuses on scenery construction and technology, lighting procedures and technology and principles of organization and management used in technical theatre. Prerequisite: TH105.

TH-210   Living Theatre History (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F,CW) In this course, we investigate the history of theatre in the world until the late 19th Century. A fundamental premise is that theatrical style is intimately connected with the life of the culture out of which it grew. For each " major " historical theatrical era, we look at how the conventions of playwriting, performance, staging, and design reflect the life of that culture. Prerequisite: TH105.

TH-221   Acting I (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) A study of the discipline of acting, including development of concentration methods, creative energy, fine tuning of the vocal and physical instrument and character analysis.

TH-222   Musical Theatre Scene Study (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) Students in this course explore the genre of Musical Theatre, working on the performance of solos and musical scenes from classic and contemporary American musicals. Students begin by getting an overview of the history of Musical Theatre and Vaudeville, and it's influence historically and culturally in the 20th century. We then move on to solos, focusing on acting techniques that can be used for auditioning. Finally we work on musical duets and trios, with spoken text intermingled with the musical text to create fully realized scenes. This class culminates in a final public cabaret performance at the end of the term. The course is open to any student who is a strong singer, and who has a particular interest in musical theatre. Prerequisites: Instructor's consent/by audition.

TH-240   Voice and Speech I (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Voice and Speech I is intended to initiate a lifelong process of opening the body as the vocal instrument. We will focus on learning the basic principles of Fitzmaurice Voicework, with a specific semester-long focus on De-structuring. This course is intended to be taken as the first half of a year-long sequence. Course objectives include: increasing vocal range and expressivity, reducing vocal strain, communicating intention more effectively, and allowing creativity to flow through an embodied voice. Students must take courses TH240, TH340 in order .

TH-243   Script Analysis (Fall; Even Years; 3.00 Credits; F) Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Demonstrate a practical understanding of a script as a blueprint for production that can be systematically unpacked and critically analyzed Produce complete analysis of full-length scripts Exhibit critical skills required to enhance participation as a theatre practitioner and an audience member Cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the jobs of theatre artists and technicians and other contributors to theatrical production, Reveal an awareness of the relationship of theatrical experiences of the past with those of the present. Students will leave this course with a better understanding how plays are constructed and, using a prescribed analysis model, be able to be analytical, creative, and critical in the breaking down nd rebuilding of an existing play script. Prerequisite: TH105.

TH-260   Movement I-Suzuki (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Suzuki Method is a rigorous technique designed to create a more expressive and dynamic aesthetic presence in the actor. The training is not intended to teach the actor about stage technique, but rather, stage presence. In order to prepare the body for movement in the extra-daily, performative environment of theatre, we explore aspects of physical conditioning and locomotion. We explore the dynamic presence of the actor using the Suzuki Method as our foundation. In addition to the Suzuki Method, this course examines the performative and expressive body through the lens of a healthy, fit, flexible physical instrument. To that end we condition the body using techniques drawn from the US Army, P90X, Gymnastics, Plyomterics, Yoga, and neutral mask work.

TH-261   Movement II-Viewpoints (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Viewpoints Technique is used widely in American Theatre actor training to develop the actors' sensibilities in the way movement and relationship is structured on stage. The actor develops aesthetic awareness of: tempo, duration, kinesthetic response, repetition, shape, gesture, architecture, spatial relationships, and topography. In addition to the Viewpoints method, this course also examines the performative and expressive body through the lens of a healthy, fit, flexible physical instrument. To that end, this course conditions the body using techniques drawn from the US Army, P90X, Gymnastics, Plyomterics, Yoga, and neutral mask work.

TH-263   Playwriting (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F,CW) This course examines the foundational elements of playwriting used in a variety of ways and traditions. Through the critical analysis of playtexts, we both decode the intrinsic tools with a text but subsequently use them in the creation of multiple one-act plays. Since writing is rewriting we will read and respond to our work and nurture the skills needed to receive and give critical assessment, both on our own work and that of our peers. Finally, the course will culminate in the public, staged reading of an original one-act play.

TH-270   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for Junior and Senior students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in The Juniata Visiting Artist Collective, the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-271   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for Junior and Senior students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in The Juniata Visiting Artist Collective, thecourse includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-280   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) (See TH180).

TH-281   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) (See TH180).

TH-291   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192.

TH-292   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291.

TH-296   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-297   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-299   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-321   Contemporary Scene Study (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class we delve into scene work from contemporary plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1980 to the present. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of the piece. We work in-depth on script and character analysis, moment-to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. Prerequisites: TH221.

TH-322   Non-Naturalistic Scene Study (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class, we delve into scene work from contemporary non-naturalistic plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1960 to the present. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of the piece. We work in depth on script and character analysis, moment to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-323   Modern Drama Scene Study (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class we delve into scene work from plays and playwrights who were writing between the years of 1860-1950 in a canon of work commonly known as Modern Drama. We learn about the play, the playwright and the historical context of the piece. We work in depth on script and character analysis, moment to moment work, physical transformation, breath work, and truthful playing of the scene. This course is intended for Theatre Performance POE students. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-324   Performing Shakespeare (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F) In this class, we study techniques for performing the work of William Shakespeare; analyze how the text works for the actor; investigate how to develop characters; examine the use of verse and prose; and perform speeches, soliloquies, and scenes. Prerequisites: TH221 and TH321.

TH-325   Acting II (Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F,CS) Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Meisner-based Practical Aesthetics through script analysis and application to scene work. Develop a deeper confidence in the strength and flexibility of the breath and voice. Collaborate on scene rehearsals with partner in a professional manner Nurture a deeper understanding of her meta-cognition. Integrate strategies for mitigating stress through self-talk, imagery, and meditation. Engender a life-long pursuit of self-improvement and psychophysical mastery. Prerequisite: TH221.

TH-341   Voice and Speech II (Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F,CS) Voice and Speech II is intended to initiate a lifelong process of opening the body as the vocal instrument. We focus on learning the basic principles of Fitzmaurice Voicework, with a specific semester-long focus on Structuring. This course is intended to be taken as the second half of a year-long sequence. Course objectives include: gaining vocal power, learning healthy vocal technique and care of the voice, aligning vocal support with character choices, and realizing natural use of increased vocal production. Students must do courses in order TH241 then TH341.

TH-342   Stage Management (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course will examine the foundational elements of stage management. Students will create prompt books for existing one-act plays and work side-by-side with playwrights and directors on the final, fully staged production of an original play for our mainstage show. It is possible that stage managers will have the opportunity to work on more than one play. We will examine the requirements and professional protocols of stage management and strategies for overcoming rehearsal obstacles. In doing so, the student will not only recognize aspects of the overall craft of play-making but also develop a deeper understanding of her own personal theatrical aesthetics. The hope is that this awareness will empower the individual artist to continue making new work of her own and not simply relying, as Blanche suggests, " on the kindness of strangers. " Demonstrate application of foundational aspects of stage management Demonstrate willingness to accept, give, and apply criticism Identify evidence within a play for plot, character, genre, style, and mechanical technique Integrate all aspects of the artists' life through meta-cognition and self-reflection Collaborate with playwrights, directors, and actors in the production of staged production Prerequsite: TH105.

TH-351   Integrated Experience (Fall; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) The goal of the integrated experience is to create a space where the student may reflect on her entire curricular and co-curricular experience at Juniata. In discerning how the myriad experiences have impacted and influenced her over the past several years, she will begin to form a narrative of how those experiences have added up to the artist-student she is today and hopes to be tomorrow. She will use this narrative to form a strategic plan for post-graduation activity and, more immediately, a capstone experience that is directly linked to this Integrated Experience. Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: Research possible future opportunities such as grad school, internships, and career paths Map the curricular and co-curricular experiences you have had thus far into a cohesive narrative of a professional self Write a formal grant proposal Create an e-portfolio for professional marketing purposes Develop a comprehensive capstone experience predicated on the totality of your experience thus far Prerequsites: Permission of the instructor.

TH-370   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students enrolled in the Performance POE. In collaboration with professional artists in Juniata Visiting Artist collective, the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-371   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in The Juniata Visiting Artist Collective, the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-380   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) See TH180.

TH-381   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) See TH180.

TH-391   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292.

TH-392   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) This course is geared towards students of all skill levels. Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391.

TH-396   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-397   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-398   Professional Training Intensive (Variable; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) The schedule for the course work in an intensive is intentionally brief, but very intense (4 hours a day minimum). Theatre artists from the Juniata Visiting Artists' Collective lead workshops which focus on one area of training. Areas of study are variable, and may include: acting for the camera, circus technique, le coq, stage combat, directing and design, and others. This course is open to all interested students on campus, but it is focused on professional theatre techniques, so students taking the course should be willing and prepared to work in depth. Theatre Performance POE's are required to take 4 credits of TH-398 over their four years.

TH-399   Special Topics (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) Allows the department to offer special topics not normally offered. Departments may offer more than one special topic. Prerequisites vary by title.

TH-405   Directing (Variable; Variable; 3.00 Credits; F,H,CS) The basic principles of stage directing are offered with areas of inquiry and practical application in: script selection and analysis, audition/casting techniques/considerations, rehearsal preparation, the prompt script, working with designers, decision making, working with actors, being a director/guide( vision, focus, note- taking, and giving), and bringing a script/actors/designers to performance. Each student will select and work on a one-act script which, will be presented to the public in a spring semester festival. Prerequisites: Junior or Senior standing, TH206 and TH243, and permission of the instructor.

TH-421   Acting III: Styles (Fall; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F,CS) In this course we will investigate the historical and cultural origins of a variety of acting styles, including Greek, Elizabethan, and 20th century non-realistic forms. We will encounter playwrights and theatre makers as wide-ranging as Shakespeare, Beckett, Brecht, and Pina Bausch. At the end of the semester we will perform a public performance of final scenes from a multitude of styles. Prerequisite: TH221.

TH-470   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-471   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in Juniata Visiting Artist Collective, the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-472   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in The Juniata Visiting Artist Collective the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-473   Performance Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 2.00 Credits; F) This is the advanced performance skills class for students enrolled in the Performance POE. Taught in collaboration with professional artists in The Juniata Visiting Artist Collective, the course includes sections on: voice/speech/dialect work; several modes of movement training; styles of acting; advanced scene study; generating one's own performance piece; directing; and auditioning.

TH-480   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) See TH180.

TH-481   Theatre Arts Practicum (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) See TH180. Prerequisites: TH180 and TH181 and TH280 and TH281 and TH380 and TH381 and TH480.

TH-490   Theatre Internship (Variable; Variable; 2.00-9.00 Credits; H) See Internships in the catalog. Corequisite: TH495. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor and Jr. or Sr. standing.

TH-491   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Students will gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, and to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391 and TH392.

TH-492   Technical Theatre Lab (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 3.00 Credits; F) Students gain hands on experience in many different technical aspects of physically producing a show from building sets, to equipment set ups, to lighting. This course deals with a number of different needs for a varied set of performances. Topics and schedule vary based on performance needs. In addition to the lab based learning students can expect a small number of reading assignments and class handouts (provided by instructor). Assignments and expectations also vary to fit the experience of each student. This is a hands on lab course and can be taken alone or in conjunction with Theatre Arts Practicum. Prerequisites: TH191 and TH192 and TH291 and TH292 and TH391 and TH392 and TH491.

TH-494   Senior Capstone (Fall; Yearly; 1.00-3.00 Credits; F) The Theatre Capstone provides an opportunity for senior theatre students to demonstrate excellence in acting, movement, vocal technique, and either writing or interpretation of existing text of their choosing. Seniors gain hands-on directing experience through the completion of their piece, and will be working with a professional designer. Student projects are based on proposals and may include live performances or film projects. Capstones will be presented to a public audience and mentored by faculty. Seniors may register for this course at between one and three credits, depending on credit needs. Prerequisites: Senior status and Theatre Performance POE.

TH-495   Internship Research Seminar (Variable; Variable; 2.00-6.00 Credits; H) See Internships in the catalog. Corequisite: TH490. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor .

TH-496   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-497   Intensives (Fall & Spring; Yearly; 1.00 Credit; F) Each year, the Juniata College Theatre brings in one guest professional teaching artist to teach in a specific theatrical discipline. This course will explore a myriad of practical techniques actors can use. Principally, the focus of all Intensives will be on physical methodologies and n various theatre pedagogies from all over the world. Each semester taken students will register for the next number in the series (ex:TH196, TH197, TH297, TH298).

TH-TUT   Theatre Tutorial (Variable; Variable; 1.00-4.00 Credits) See Catalog.