Students who graduate with a B.A. in Theatre will be able to:
1. Demonstrate proficiency with the materials, techniques, theories and tools of their discipline.
2. Demonstrate responsible and effective critical analysis and response skills through the presentation of oral or written critiques of the interpretations, performances and designs of their own work and the work of other theatre artists.
3. Apply classroom and production experiences to the professional world (i.e. summer stock employment, auditions, internships, employment in the motion picture industry, or graduate school).
Students who graduate with a B.A. in Theatre should value:
4. Theatre as a live, human, creative and spiritual experience which has the power to transform, educate and entertain an audience while reflecting the redemptive nature of God.
5. The cultural, aesthetic, and experiential diversity of others and the collaborative nature of theatre.
6. Honesty, authenticity and spiritually guided ethics in their work.
Students who graduate with a B.A. in Theatre should know:
7. The origins and development of drama and theatre including, major authors, periods, movements, and cultural influences.
8. The theories, techniques and process of theatre performance and design.
9. A practical methodology for producing plays on the stage, including all related performance, script, design, and technical considerations.