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Minor in Theatre Studies


Contact Person:

Leslie Delosh, Department Secretary,

(315) 267-2556, deloshle@potsdam.edu

Chair:

James W. Pecora

238 Satterlee, (315) 267-2547, pecorajw@potsdam.edu

18-20 credit hours required. Not available for Theatre majors.


The Theatre Studies minor gives students an opportunity to pursue theatre studies while majoring in other disciplines. Students in English Communication, Mathematics, the Sciences and Social Sciences may find this minor an excellent way to augment their other studies.


All courses are 3 credits unless noted. Credits are divided as follows:

Credits
Required Courses 18-20
DRAM 101 Introduction to Performances Studies
DRAM 210 Interpretation and Analysis of Plays
DRAM 235 Introduction to Acting
Two of the following:
DRAM 205 Production Techniques for Dance/Drama/Theatre
or
DRAM 206 Fundamentals of Technical Theatre (4 credits)
DRAM 244
Stage Management
DRAM 251 Foundations of Design for Stage (4 credits)
One of the following:
DRAM 312
Theatre History I
DRAM 313 Theatre History II
DRAM 414 Contemporary Theatre Topics

Theatre Studies Minor Policies on Student Grades and Performing

Any student receiving a grade of 1.0 or less for any course offered through the Department of Theatre and Dance will be ineligible for casting in any student directed or choreographed production during the semester immediately following the semester in which the failing grade is issued. Eligibility in faculty directed or choreographed productions will be left to the discretion of the directing faculty member and the Department Chair.