Theater Courses

TA 141
ACTING I
Acquaints students with fundamental principles of acting. In-class
performance in both comic and serious modes required. Grading
based primarily on in-class participation. Attendance is mandatory.
Credits: 3 L ecture: 3

TA 142
ACTING II
Emphasizes in-depth character study and textual analysis through
preparation of scenes from modern American plays. Attendance
is mandatory. Recommended prerequisite: satisfactory
completion of TA 141 or instructor approval.
Credits: 3 L ecture: 3

TA 143
ACTING III
Further in-depth character study and scene work. May be
repeated for credit. Attendance is mandatory. Recommended
prerequisite: successful completion of TA 141 and TA 142.
Credits: 3 L ecture: 3

TA 200
INTRODUCTION TO THEATER
Introduces student to the world of theatre. Combines overview
of historical facts and theory with contemporary practice.
Explores career options in theatrical production.
Credits: 3 L ecture: 3

TA 207
READINGS IN THEATER
Offers a study of selected plays, loosely grouped by country of
origin, theme, era or playwrights. Emphasis placed on texts in
performance rather than on literary analysis. May be repeated
once for credit.
Credits: 3 L ecture: 3

TA 280
CO-OP WORK EXPERIENCE THEATER
Credits: 1 to 3