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Dance-Theatre, B.F.A. (51 Credit Major)

The interdisciplinary Major in Dance-Theatre leads to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (B.F.A.). This program stresses dance and physical theatre as performing arts. The required courses and credits are distributed as follows:

Credits (51)

Core Requirements (36)

DNC (THE) 220: Movement for Actors and Dancers ( 3 credits)

DNC (THE) 230: Somatics I (2 credits)

DNC 345: Choreography and Improvisation (3 credits)

DNC 420: History of Applied Principles of Contemporary Dance (3 credits)

DNC 445: Advanced Student Performance Workshop (1 credit)

DNC 451: Choreographic Workshop II (2 credits)

(2) Selected from THE 200: Theatre Workshop: Acting / Directing (1 ); THE 201: Theatre Workshop: Scenery / Properties (1); THE 202: Theatre Workshop: Costume / Wardrobe (1); THE 203: Theatre Workshop: Lighting / Sound (1); THE 204: Theatre Workshop: Stage Management (1); DNC 209: Dance Workshop (1)

THE 205: Voice and Diction for the Stage (2 credits)

THE 208: Acting I (3 credits)

THE 235: Stagecraft (3 credits)

THE 211: Play Analysis (3 credits)

THE 326: History of the Theatre I or THE 327 History of the Theatre II (3 credits)

THE 331: Acting II (3 credits)

THE 337: Costume Design, THE 338: Lighting Design, or THE 348: Performing Arts Management (3 credits)

Electives (15)

15 Additional credits in Dance selected from the following courses:

DNC 201: Ballet Principles I (2); DNC 202: Ballet Principles II (2); DNC 303:

Ballet Principles III (2); DNC 304: Technique Workshop: Ballet (1)

DNC 211: Modern Dance Principles I (3); DNC 212: Modern Dance Principles II (3);

DNC 311: Intermediate Modern Dance (3); DNC 411: Advanced Modern Dance (3); DNC 412 Technique Workshop: Modern (1)

DNC 352: World Dance (3); DNC 362 Technique Workshop: World (1)

DNC 309: Advanced Dance Workshop (3); DNC 351: Professional Repertory Workshop (3);

DNC 360: Selected Topics in Dance (3); DNC 405: Seminar and Practicum in Skills and Performance (3);

DNC 445: Advanced Student Performance Workshop (1)

Dance-Theatre students are also encouraged to take BIO 183 (Human Biology) for their Common Core / Life and Physical Sciences requirement.

Last modified: 3/11/2014