Best fit for:
• First-time college students or transfers
• Students 18-22
• Residential students at our main campus
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Share your love for theatre with the next generation.
The Bachelor of Arts in Theater for Youth provides courses leading to either a career within the theatre for youth field or on to a graduate program focused on Theatre for Youth.
Courses and program requirements include classroom instruction as well as hands-on learning in theater production and theory, academic preparation in theatre, and experiential learning opportunities. Students within this major will be prepared both as performers as well as theatre guides.
The mission of the Piedmont University Theatre Department is to provide rigorous academic training for students in both performance and technical theatre, to provide audiences with quality productions of the highest caliber, to explore the full range of theatrical offerings from the classical to the contemporary, and to foster professionalism, creativity, and camaraderie.
What classes will I take?
THTR 1150. Technical Theater Practicum or THTR 1151. Acting Practicum
THTR 2205. Fundamentals of Technical Theater
THTR 2210. Fundamentals of Acting
THTR 2215. Script Analysis
THTR 2230. Children's Theatre
THTR 3301. Theatre History I
THTR 3302. Theater History II
THTR 4410. Fundamentals of Directing
THTR 4420. Creative Drama
THTR 4460. Senior Project
THTR 2240. Theatre for Youth Production I or THTR 3340. Theatre for Youth Production II
ENGL 3311. Drama
ENGL 4405. Shakespeare
THTR 2240. Theatre for Youth Production I
THTR 2420. Selected Topics in Theatre
THTR 3340. Theatre for Youth Production II
And any other 2000-level or above theatre courses beyond those required above.