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Spring 2021 Theatre Courses

Find classes in dance, musical theatre, set production, acting, costume design, and more. Take a look around and don't miss the show!

All classes welcome students from every discipline.


TA 107 - Introduction to Costume Design & Fashion - ONLINE

(3hr / 3cr) Emphasizing the design process from concept and research to final garments, students will conduct visual and trend research, explore various methods of rendering and revision, and present a fully developed term design project suitable for inclusion in a portfolio.

  • Section M3 - 49689:  Mo 6:00 - 8:50pm 


TA 110 - Introduction to the Theatre - ONLINE

(3hr / 3cr) The application of analysis to concepts of lighting, costuming, scene design, and performance. At the end of the semester students participate in a short class production.    [Flexible Core: Creative Expression]

  • Section M355 (Writing Intensive) 49691:  Mo 2:00 - 3:15pm (sync/async) (Dr. J. Capuana)
  • Section R3 - 49692:  Th 6:00pm - 8:50pm (Prof. Boselli)
  • Section S3 (Writing Intensive) 49693:  Sa 9:00 - 11:50am (Dr. M. Duffy)


TA 201 - Shakespeare: Script to Screen - ONLINE

(3hr / 3cr) Explore how the different techniques and audiences of Shakespearean films produce effects quite different from what may have been possible in the original performances, or in later revivals on stage. Preq: ENG 125 and ENG 126.  [Flexible Core: Creative Expression]

  • Section D (Writing Intensive) 49696:  Mo/We 12:30pm - 1:45pm (Dr. J. Capuana)


TA 210 - Theatre History - ONLINE

The development of Western Theatre from the classic Greek period to the modern era, with emphases on major plays and playwrights, various forms of theatrical presentation, architecture and design of theatres, and acting styles of each period. Readings in primary and secondary historical sources, discussions of representative plays, and analysis of their relationship to cultural and social settings.  [Flexible Core: Creative Expression]

  • Section F (Writing Intensive) 49697:  MoWe 3:30pm - 4:45pm (Dr. M. Duffy)

TA 211 - Basic Acting - ONLINE

(4 hr / 3 cr) Fun and challenging.  No one too inexperienced or too advanced to go back to the basics!  Learn the craft of truthful acting with emphasis on scene analysis, spontaneity, and physical and vocal relaxation.  Prepared scenes and improvisations. 

  • Section BC - 49698:  MoWe 12:00 - 1:50pm (Staff)
  • Section NO - 49699:  Tu/Th 10:00 - 11:50am (Prof. Marion)


TA 215 - Studies in Theatre Practice - ONLINE (asynchronous)

(3 cr) Learn about set construction, scenic painting, stage lighting, costuming, or other aspects of theatre without getting your hands dirty!    Preq: Permission of instructor. 


TA 316 - Performance for Television - ONLINE

(3 hr / 3 cr) Learn how to act in the professional world of "legit" and "commercial" television and film production.  Includes auditioning techniques.  Preq: TA 211 or permission.