Minor in Theater

Program Contact:  Kevin Daly  203-582-3500 

The theater minor provides students with a background in the primary areas of theater study and production while allowing them the flexibility to explore their particular interests.

Students select courses from an array of offerings in acting, directing, playwriting, design, stagecraft, theater administration and theater history. Students also may earn theater practicum credit by working on the Main Stage productions. A total of 18 credits is required to complete the minor.

Theater Minor Curriculum

Students select courses from an array of offerings in acting, directing, playwriting, design, stagecraft, theater administration and theater history. Students also may earn theater practicum credit by working on the Main Stage productions (18 credits).

Theater Minor Required Courses
DR 140Stagecraft3
or DR 257 Design for the Theater
DR 160Acting I3
DR 230Directing for the Theater3
or DR 350 Playwriting
Take one of the following courses:
DR 270World Theater History & Dramatic Literature I3
DR 275World Theater History & Dramatic Literature II3
DR 375History and Dramatic Literature of the Contemporary Theater3
Electives
Select any DR course3
Select any 200 - 400 level DR course3
Total Credits18