Theatre Courses

More information about theatre courses - Keep in mind some courses are only offered in the spring or fall.

Core Courses
All students seeking an associate of arts degree with a concentration in theatre should take the following courses:

THEA 120 - Introduction to Theatre
THEA 121 - Fundamentals of Acting
THEA 130 - Acting I
THEA 135 - Stage Makeup
THEA 136 - Costume Construction
THEA 140 - Basic Stagecraft
THEA 145 - Introduction to Theatre Design


THEA 230 - Acting II
THEA 123 - Improvisation for the Theatre
THEA 131 - Voice and Speech
THEA 137 - Movement for the Stage
THEA 138 - Oral Interpretation of Literature
THEA 209 - Script Analysis
THEA 225 - Readers Theatre
THEA 232 - Play Reading and Production
THEA 240 - Introduction to Costume Design
Performance Practicum I and II - Contact Beate Pettigrew for more information.
THEA 133, 233 - Technical Practicum I and II

Special Topics in Theatre
We offer selected topics to our advanced students. The subject changes each semester based on the students' needs. Previously offered topics include:

The Business of Acting
Musical Theatre and Dance Style
Acting through Song
Directing for the Stage
Advanced Voice and Speech
Building Corsets
Sound Production
Lighting Production
Shakespeare in Performance
Dialects and Accents
History of Musical Theatre
Millinery, Masks and Jewelry 

Contact Us

Artistic Coordinator
Beate Pettigrew
Phone: 913-469-3245 
Campus Mailbox: 36
Location: GEB 151-I

Technical Coordinator
P.J. Barnett - Email

Department Chair
Ron Stinson

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