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Theatre Arts, MA

What will I study?

The master's degree in Theatre Arts supports the mission of the School of Fine Arts and Communication by equipping students with a set of core collaborative skills that enable them to return to their local churches, schools and communities to create theatre arts projects and programs that emphasize a Christian worldview. The program emphasizes scholarly research,;grounding in critical philosophy and theory related to theatre and performance; and practical coursework in analysis, performance, directing and design/stagecraft, with a special emphasis on text creation and adaptation. As partial fulfillment of the requirements for this degree, the student will present a portfolio of theatre arts projects such as an original play or adaptation, directing a play, completing a significant performance project, or designing and assisting with execution of costumes, lighting or scenery for a stage production. This program requires 31 credits.

Program Learning Outcomes
The student will ...
-- Articulate and apply essential theories of theatre and performance to both analytical and creative projects.
-- Acquire the following collaborative core-competencies: analysis, writing/adaptation, directing, design/stagecraft, and performance.
-- Create and assess a local, applied mission-driven theatre arts project.

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What classes will I take?

The following courses are required:

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