Majors and Minors
The Department of Theatre offers two majors, two minors and a certificate option.
Intensive training in the theatrical arts, nested in the context of a liberal arts education.
The study and performance of dance in the context of a liberal arts education.
Theatrical performance, design, and history, literature and criticism.
The study and performance of dance.
A selective program, requiring auditions for first and second year students majoring in theatre, voice and dance.
Modules are intensive programs of study that allow students to explore a particular area in-depth. Modules also provide opportunities to apply learning in practice through co-curriculars and internships and to engage in professional development through exposure to industry professionals and NU alumni in the field. The following modules are open to Theatre majors.
A course of study designed for RTVF and Theatre Majors to focus on the craft of performance for narrative cinema, television, and web media.
Students will study the nuanced interplay between biology and environment that contribute to building developmental foundations for communication.
Students will explore the arts of book writing, lyric writing and composition, while cultivating an effective and healthy collaboration in music theatre.
This module is designed to nurture a community of playwrights, ultimately preparing them to present themselves effectively to the profession.
This module provides a concentrated study for a cohort with shared enthusiasm for theatre and young people.
The module prepares students to begin careers as theatre managers and leaders.
The module prepares undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career as a theatrical designer.