Minor in Theatre and Performance Studies

The theatre and performance studies minor is intended for students who want a balanced theatre experience, without the full experience of the theatre major. The flexibility of the minor provides students with a broad-based theatre education that balances theatre and performance theory, and practice.

Program Requirements and Policies

The Minor in Theatre and Performance studies requires a minimum of five courses taken in the department

Course Requirements

  • One of the following foundational courses: 
    • TPS 01: Introduction to Theatre
    • TPS 02: Foundations in Theatre: Process, Performance and Production
    • TPS 10: Ancient and Medieval Theatre (May count for the classes of 2021-2023 only)
    • TPS 11: Early Modern Theatre (May count for the classes of 2021-2023 only)
    • TPS 12: Modern and Postmodern Theatre (May count for the classes of 2021-2023 only)
    • TPS: From Page to Stage (May count for the classes of 2022-2024 only)
       
  • One Theory, Culture, History Course from list Major Section 2
     
  • 9 SHUs of specialization/elective
     
  • 1 SHU of stage production experience by taking either: 
    • TPS 80: Production Run Crew
    • TPS 81: Production Run Crew