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MUSICAL THEATRE.

B.F.A. Degree in Musical Theatre
Minor in Musical Theatre

Performing Arts Degree in Musical Theatre – Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)

Earn a Musical Theatre degree in the Performing Arts and change the face of American theatre.

Catawba College’s Theatre Arts program cultivates the growth of well-rounded artist/scholars who are accomplished leaders and theatre-makers who value creativity and collaboration as a way of understanding and connecting with the world. Our commitment to our performing arts students is consistently recognized by The Princeton Review for “Best College Theater." 

Catawba College’s Theatre Arts program has the structure in place to teach its performing arts undergraduates majoring in Musical Theatre all of the necessary routines in the discipline, but we do not stop there. Students pursuing one of our bachelor’s degrees in any area of Theatre Arts are trained to adapt and be flexible in the face of a rapidly-shifting theatrical landscape.  Catawba’s Theatre Arts majors get work, but that’s not enough.  Theatre Arts faculty in Catawba College’s Shuford School of Performing Arts fully expect our graduates to make the theatre profession a better place for all participants – audience and artists – and to always give back to the community. 


Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Musical Theatre

Catawba College undergraduates seeking a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre are admitted into the program by AUDITION ONLY. Students seeking the Musical Theatre track, or another one of Catawba’s BFA tracks in the Theatre Arts program, are REQUIRED to apply through Acceptd and attend one of our Masterclass Saturdays.

Catawba’s BFA in Musical Theatre is an interdisciplinary degree program offered by the Departments of Theatre Arts and Music.  Although there are very specific courses in both theatre arts and music that a performing arts student will take in pursuit of the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre, students are welcomed and encouraged to take courses in ALL AREAS of the Theatre in order to suit their educational goals and aspirations.  We do not “gate” the Theatre Arts classes offered at Catawba based on degree programs students opt to pursue.


Musical Theatre Minor

Catawba offers a minor in Musical Theatre.


Theatre Arts Program Highlights

Catawba College’s Theatre Arts program graduates not only leave with discipline specific skills that allow them to become working professionals in their specific degree areas; they also abound with those “soft skills” that organizations across disciplines rank as the most desired assets marking “career readiness”: critical (creative) thinking/problem solving, oral and written communication skills, teamwork/collaboration, leadership, professionalism/work ethic, and global/intercultural fluency.

Catawba’s Theatre Arts graduates are marketable because they depart our performing arts program with both the depth of a focused skill set and the breadth that comes from a solid and enduring liberal arts foundations that helps them to connect their passions with the concerns of a greater global community.

Catawba College Theatre Arts Student Acting on Stage
Theatre Arts Scholarships.

Catawba College Theatre Arts Scholarships are available by audition through Acceptd, where students can upload their applications to the Theatre Arts Department along with digital pre-screening material to qualify for one of our on-campus Masterclass Saturdays.

Incoming Theatre Arts majors may also qualify for the Burnet Hobgood Theatre Arts Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship, awarded to the incoming student who best demonstrates the most potential in the Department’s long-established ideal of “Changing the Face of the American Theatre.”  Participation in the Hobgood Scholarship Competition is by invitation only, with initial screenings held as part of Catawba’s Masterclass Saturdays.

Catawba College Student Interning
Theatre Arts Internships.

Professional theatre companies like The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Interlochen Center for the Arts, and the American Shakespeare Center are some of the places where Catawba’s Theatre Arts majors regularly intern.

A unique partnership with Lee Street theatre in Salisbury, North Carolina, CataLST, allows a semester-long internship and provides unique professional experiences and leadership opportunities in production and performance to exceptional Catawba College Theatre Arts majors.

Catawba College Theatre Students Studying Abroad in the U.K.
Study Abroad in Theatre Arts.

Many Catawba College undergraduates pursuing performing arts degree study abroad with professional theatre companies and programs. Study abroad opportunities in Theatre Arts have taken Catawba students to the U.K. and Italy and have allowed them international experiences and artistic residencies in Costa Rica, Greece, Germany, Japan, and Estonia.

Catawba College Theatre Students Constructing Set Props
Undergraduate Research in Theatre Arts.

Each year, Catawba College Theatre Arts majors show their competitive edges as performers, designers, playwrights, stage managers, and directors at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region IV Conference.

Theatre Arts majors are also active participants in Catawba College’s Honors Program, engaging in interdisciplinary, provocative and intellectually demanding courses with inspiring faculty.

Related Bachelor Degree Programs

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MUSICAL THEATRE CAREERS.

Catawba College students who are Musical Theatre majors are trained to adapt and be flexible in the face of a rapidly-shifting theatrical landscape. This is why theatre companies consistently hire Catawba College performing arts graduates. Our Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre graduates work in professions like these:

    • Co-founder and Managing Artistic Director
    • AEA Actor
    • Actor/Company Manager/Resident Choreographer/Academy Principal
    • Assistant Professor of Theatre
    • Stage/TV Actor in L.A. and Chicago
    • AEA Off-Broadway Actor
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GRADUATE SCHOOLS.

Catawba College performing arts alumni who have completed Catawba's Theatre Arts bachelor's degree program have gone on to earn graduate degrees at the following schools:

    • University of Southern Mississippi
    • Accademia dell'Arte in partnership with Mississippi University for Women
    • University of Texas, Austin
    • University of Georgia
    • UT Austin
    • Mary Baldwin University
    • NYU Tisch School of the Arts

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"Catawba has been such a fantastic place for me to grow, develop, and learn. If I had not attended Catawba, I would have sorely missed out on many opportunities. Even now, I still long for those rehearsals and performances. They were so fulfilling and fun. That process reminded me why I wanted to pursue theatre in the first place."

Madeline Auchter '17
BFA Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre Facilities

Robertson College-
Community Center

Florence Busby
Corriher Theatre

Keppel
Auditorium

Hedrick
Theatre

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PARTICIPATE.

Stoke your passion for Theatre Arts by participating in The Blue Masque, Catawba College Theatre Arts’ student producing organization. Open to all students, both Theatre Arts majors and non-majors, the Blue Masque hosts a variety of social activities, fundraisers, and service project each year and is one of the oldest and largest clubs on campus.  Through the Blue Masque Alumni Facebook page, the annual Blue Masque Hall of Fame celebration, and the Adopt a Senior program, Catawba’s Theatre Arts majors connect with a network of Theatre Arts alumni who are working in all areas of the performing arts both nationally and abroad. Catawba Theatre Arts alumni provide graduating students with employment advice, provide locale information, and often serve as a conduit to help performing arts degree grads land an audition or a job interview.

Catawba’s Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national Theatre Honor Society, is an active social and service organization for aspiring Theatre Arts professionals.

Musical Theatre Faculty

Dr. Elizabeth Homan

Dr. Elizabeth Homan, Professor and Chair of Theatre Arts, has been lucky enough to teach everything from theatre history and dramatic literature to acting, directing, period performance, and stage combat since joining the faculty at Catawba College. She is passionate about directing and is interested in (re)visioning the classics and in working on new productions and devised pieces. Her scholarly interests include feminist pedagogy, acting, directing, movement pedagogy, and gender studies.

Dr. Bradley Stephenson

Dr. Bradley Stephenson, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts, is a director, actor, and playwright. He has written over 20 plays, and is also a freelance vocal music arranger (www.acasongs.com) with nearly 600 arrangements to his name. A bit of a renaissance man, he holds master’s degree in Divinity and Science Education and taught high school science for five years.  He teaches playwriting, acting, script analysis, theatre history, and courses in Catawba College’s Honors Program.

Craig Kolkebeck

Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts and Artistic Director of Lee Street theatre Craig Kolkebeck teaches an array of classes – from Beginning Acting for non-majors to Acting for the Camera -- and has served as Fight Coordinator for many productions. At Lee Street theatre, in collaboration with Catawba College Theatre Arts faculty, this SAG/AFTRA/AEA member professional actor and director has developed a fully integrated program offering professional opportunities for Catawba’s performing arts majors.

Amanda Diorio, Adjunct Instructor of Dance at Catawba College

Amanda Diorio

Amanda Diorio was raised in suburban Boston studying movement, music, and theater. She holds an M.F.A. in Choreography from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a B.F.A. in Dance from Temple University. She has taught, performed and choreographed dance extensively along the East coast at universities, studios, schools and community centers. Specializing in Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Acro she loves helping students of all abilities and ages grow. 

 

Curriculum

Required Courses for B.F.A. in Musical Theatre
Required Courses for B.F.A. in Musical Theatre

THEATRE ARTS CORE (Required of all Theatre Arts Students)

Hours

DA 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

TA 1421 Analysis in Dramatic Literature

3

TA 1454 Stagecraft

3

TA 1561 Fundamentals of Theatre Design

3

Total:

15

MUSICAL THEATRE MAJOR (B.F.A. Degree)

Hours

Admission to the Musical Theatre Major is by permission of the department only. Guidelines and procedures for applying are published in the Theatre Arts Handbook and are available from the theatre arts department office. In addition to the courses listed below, the Musical Theatre student, with advisor consultation, will be expected to perform in either a vocal or dance ensemble, or a musical theatre production each semester.

Theatre Arts Core (see above)

15

TA 1152 Stage Makeup 

1

TA 0110 Rehearsal and Performance (5 semesters)

0

TA 2111-2114 Production Studio (4 semesters) 

4

TA Leadership Option (TA 3534 Directing I, DA 3543 Choreography, TA 2536 Collaborative Aesthetics) 

3

MUS 1511, 1512 Music Theory I, II

4

MUS 1516, 1517 Aural Skills I, II

2

MUS 2135 Keyboard Skills I

0-1

MUS 2136 Keyboard Skills II

0-1

MUS 2140 Secondary Private Voice Instruction

1-2

MUS 2142 Major Private Voice Instruction

2

MUS 2145 Class Voice

0-1

TA 2701 Seminar in Musical Theatre History 

1

TA 2525 Voice and Speech

3

TA 2534 Physical Theatre

3

TA 2537 Business of Acting

 3

TA 3181 Theatre History I

3

TA 3182 Theatre History II

3

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

TA 3952 Junior Seminar 

1

TA Capstone Option (TA 4401 Internship, TA 4000 Senior Company, TA 4100 Thesis) 

3

 

Total:

55-59

*Because most graduate programs and professional companies expect Musical Theatre students to have foundational knowledge in various dance styles, students contemplating graduate study or a professional career in musical theatre are advised to include the Dance Minor as part of their studies.

Required Courses for Minor
Required Courses for Minor

For Students Whose Major is MUSIC: For students whose major is Music, and who include at least six semester hours of voice as applied music in that major, a minor in Musical Theatre can be completed with the requirements listed below.

TA 1421 Analysis of Dramatic Literature

3

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

DAN 1101 Foundations in Movement

3

Tap/Jazz Dance (Placement based on proficiency):  DAN 2501, 2502, 2503, or 2504

2

Ballet/Modern Dance (Placement based on proficiency):  DAN 1501, 1502, 1503, or 1504

2

DAN 3537 Dance for the Musical Stage

TA 1134 Beginning Acting for Majors

3

2701 Seminar in Musical Theatre History 

1

TA 2111-2114 Production Studio (2 semesters)

2
TA 0110 Rehearsal & Performance (2 semesters)   0

Total:

21


For Students Whose Major is THEATRE ARTS:
 For students whose major is Theatre Arts and who include at least six hours of acting in that major, a minor in Musical Theatre can be completed with the requirements listed below. In addition to completing the courses listed, the student shall participate in a vocal ensemble during at least four semesters.

MUS 1511 Music Theory I

3

MUS 1512 Music Theory II

3

MUS 1516, 1517 Aural Skills I, II

2

MUS 2135, 2136 Keyboard Skills I, II OR equivalent proficiency

0-2

MUS 2140 Secondary Voice Private

2-3

MUS 2145 Class Voice

0-1

TA 3539 Musical Theatre Performance

3

DAN 3537 Dance for the Musical Stage

2

Electives in Dance (selected from DAN 1501-1504, DAN 2501-2504) 

2

Vocal Ensemble (selected from MUS 1193, 1196) 

2

Total:

18-20

Course Descriptions
Course Descriptions

Theatre Arts Courses

TA 0110 REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE (0 hours)
Practical experience in rehearsal and performance. Includes acting, design, directing, dramaturgy, choreography, stage management, and running crews. No more than 3 semesters may be satisfied by any one area. May be repeated once for credit.

1111 INTRODUCTION TO THEATRE ARTS (3 hours)
A survey of selected principles and techniques of the theatre arts.

1134 BEGINNING ACTING FOR MAJORS (3 hours)
Study and practice in the skills involved in stage acting.

1135 BEGINNING ACTING FOR NON-MAJORS (3 hours)
Study and practice in the skills involved in stage and screen acting.

1152 STAGE MAKEUP (1 hour)
Materials and techniques of makeup for the stage.

1421 ANALYSIS OF DRAMATIC LITERATURE (3 hours)
Same as ENG 1421. The characteristics and development of major styles and forms in dramatic literature.

1422 THEATRE TRAVEL: LONDON, NYC, AND BEYOND(1 hour)
Attend theatrical performances in London, New York City, or other cities. Required course fee. Catawba College students only may enroll.

1454 STAGECRAFT (3 hours)
Introduction to scenic technology and design principles with emphasis on the practical application of scenographic techniques.

1522 DECORATIVE ARTS AND MATERIAL CULTURE (3 hours)
A study of the major developments in the decorative and applied arts and material culture from antiquity to the present. Cross-listed as ART 1522.

1561 FUNDAMENTALS OF THEATRE DESIGN (3 hours)
An introductory study of the theory and practice of design in relation to stage production. Prerequisite: TA1421, 1454.

2110 JAPANESE MUSICAL THEATRE AND DANCE (3 hours)
Same as MUSIC 2110. A semester-long, study of styles and concepts as practiced in various cultural, political, and social contexts in the music/theatre traditions of Japan.

TA 2111 PRODUCTION STUDIO – COSTUMES (1 hour)
Practical experience in the area of costuming. Students will work on the season’s productions, while learning sewing and costume techniques in the Costume Shop. May be repeated once for credit.

TA 2112 PRODUCTION STUDIO – ELECTRICS  (1 hour)
Practical experience in the area of lighting for entertainment, sound production, and video for live entertainment. Students will work on the season’s productions, while learning safety and current practices in lighting, sound, and video production techniques for live performance through practical work in the theatre spaces.

TA 2113 – PRODUCTION STUDIO – SCENERY (1 hour)
Practical experience in the area of scenery. Students will work on the season’s productions, while learning construction, rigging and painting techniques in the Scene Shop. 

TA 2114 PRODUCTION STUDIO – MANAGEMENT  (1 hour)
Practical experience in the area of theatre management. Students will work on the season’s productions while learning marketing, publicity, and box office techniques in the Management Shop.

2115 FILM CRITICISM (3 hours)
Same as CA 2115. A study of the technical aspects of film-making and of the political and artistic role of film in society.

2116 ASIAN CINEMA (3 hours)
Same as CA 2116. A semester-long study of styles and concepts of films as practiced in various cultural, political, and social contexts throughout Asia. Analytical skills will focus on how to read the visual language of the film along with the spoken work (including subtitles). (Offered in alternate years).

2161 DRAWING FOR THEATRE (2 hours)
An introduction to technical and artistic drawing with an emphasis on drafting, sketching and computer-aided design.

2444 PLAYWRITING (3 hours)
Stage practice of procedures and processes necessary for writing a stage play.

2525 STAGE SPEECH AND MOVEMENT I (3 hours)
An intermediate study in the development of onstage characterization and personal development, with an emphasis on application of vocal and physical theories. Prerequisites: TA 1134 and DAN 1101.

2534 INTERMEDIATE ACTING (3 hours)
A practical study of the theories, techniques, and practices observed in contemporary acting. Prerequisite: DAN 1101, TA 1134, TA 1421.

TA 2536 COLLABORATIVE AESTHETICS AND ENSEMBLE TECHNIQUES (3 hours)
Exploration of the collaborative aesthetic through an examination of the history and practices of ensemble theatre. Designed to prepare theatre arts majors to function as working members of an ensemble company. Prerequisite: TA Core (DAN 1101, TA 1134, 1421, 1454, 1561).

TA 2537 BUSINESS OF ACTING (3 hours)
An in-depth study of the fundamental necessities of self-management for the actor to include finding and developing your brand, creating marketing and business plans, networking, and developing strategies for auditioning for stage, film, and television. Prerequisite: TA 1134.

2551 INTERMEDIATE STAGECRAFT (3 hours)
A continued study of stagecraft with emphasis on advanced construction, theatrical drafting, design, painting, lighting, sound, and technical problem-solving, with practice and projects in all areas. Prerequisite: TA 1454.

2552 COSTUME CONSTRUCTION (3 hours)
Techniques of costume construction for the stage through practical laboratory experience. Laboratory fee required. Prerequisite: TA 1454.

2553 STAGE LIGHTING (3 hours)
The basic concepts of light, electricity, and color, with emphasis on the practical use of standard stage lighting equipment and controls. Prerequisite: TA 1454, 1561.

2554 SOUND PRODUCTION (3 hours)
A study of the theory and practice of theatre sound with emphasis on the practical use of standard sound equipment and controls.

2555 SCENE PAINTING (3 hours)
A study of the theory and practice of decorative paint with emphasis on the practical use of standard painting techniques and equipment. Prerequisites: TA 1454, 1561. (Offered in alternate years.)

2556 STAGE PROPERTIES (3 hours)
A study of the theory and practice of stage properties with emphasis on visual analysis, period research and properties craftwork.

TA 2557 TOPICS IN THEATRE TECHNOLOGIES (3 hours)
This course explores topics in Technical Theatre Production, as related to theatre and broader applicable study. In a semester focus may be given to, but not limited to, specialty topics in Theatre Lighting, Scence production, Costume construction, Costume Crafts, Sound production, Props fabrication, Special Effects, or any combination. Prerequisites: TA 1454, TA 1561, ENGL/TA 1421 or Permission of Instructor.

2601-9 SELECTED TOPICS IN THEATRE ARTS (1-3 hours)
A study of a topic selected by the department focusing on an area of particular interest within the discipline.

TA 2701 SEMINAR IN MUSICAL THEATRE HISTORY (1 hour)
A survey of the history of Musical Theatre from early origins to the present.

2943 STAGE MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
A practical study of the fundamentals of stage managing.

3000 THEATRE ARTS TEACHING METHODS (3 hours)
A study of current programs, methods, and materials for teaching theatre in secondary schools Rationale. Pending approval of Theatre Arts Education major. The course is required by the state and will cover materials and issues that can’t be covered in an existing course.

3180 HISTORY OF THE MUSICAL STAGE (3 hours)
A survey of music for the stage including opera, German singspiel and nineteenth century operatic developments, with emphasis on the contributions of the American musical theatre.

3181 THEATRE HISTORY I (3 hours)
European theatre and dramatic literature from ancient Greece through the eighteenth century. Prerequisite: TA 1421, ENG 2111, and Junior standing.

3182 THEATER HISTORY II (3 hours)
European theatre and dramatic literature from early nineteenth century to the present. Prerequisite: TA 1421, ENG 2111, and Junior standing.

3361 THEATRE ARTS MANAGEMENT (3 hours)
Astudy of the administration of theatre arts organizations, with an overview of events management, publicizing, marketing, and audience development, and developmental functions.

3525 STAGE SPEECH AND MOVEMENT II (3 hours)
An advanced study in the development of onstage characterization and personal development, with an emphasis on application of vocal and physical theories. Prerequisites: TA 1134, TA 2525, and DAN 1101.

3530 PLAYING SHAKESPEARE (3 hours)
Study and practice of scenes, monologues and sonnets of Shakespeare, with emphasis on Elizabethan movement, manners, customs and the practicalities of analyzing and performing Shakespeare’s language. Prerequisites: DAN 1101, TA 1134, TA1421.

3531 PERIOD PERFORMANCE (3 hours)
Study and practice of theatre performance styles from ancient Greece through Nineteenth-Century Romanticism, excluding Shakespeare. May be taken with acting, directing or design emphasis. Prerequisites: TA 1134, TA 1421, and either TA 1522 or TA 3181.

3533 ACTING FOR THE CAMERA (3 hours)
Adjusting basic techniques for film, television, and commercial industry. Prerequisites:TA 1134, DAN 1101and TA 2534. (Offered in alternate years.)

3534 DIRECTING I (3 hours)
A practical study of the fundamentals of directing. Prerequisite: DAN 1101,TA 1134, TA 1421, TA 1454, TA 1561 (The Theatre Arts Core) and Junior standing.

3536 STAGE COMBAT (2 hours)
A practical study for the performer in basic unarmed and single weapon techniques with a focus on the safe and effective performance of stage violence Prerequisites: TA 1134 or TA 1135 and DAN 1100 or DAN 1101.

3539 MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMANCE (3 hours)
A practical study of the special theories, techniques and practices of theatrical performance in musical theatre styles. Prerequisites:  DA1101, TA1134, TA1421.

3544 DIRECTING II (3 hours)
A practical experience in the direction of a one-act play. Prerequisites: DAN1101, TA1134, TA1421 TA1454, TA1561 (The Theatre Arts Core), TA 3534 and Permission of Instructor.

3561 SCENE DESIGN (3 hours)
Theory and practice of scenic design for the stage. Prerequisites: TA 1421, 1454, 1522 and 1561.

3562 COSTUME DESIGN (3 hours)
Theory and practice of costume design for the stage. Prerequisites: TA 1421, 1522 and 1561.

3563 LIGHTING DESIGN (3 hours)
The concepts of stage lighting design with emphasis on accepted professional procedures, script analysis, drafting, and cueing. Prerequisites: TA 15611 and TA 2553.

TA 3564 TOPICS IN DESIGN (3 hours)
This course explores topics in Design, as related to theatre and broader applicable study. In a semester focus may be given to, but not limited to, specialty design in Lighting, Scenery, Costume, Sound, Props, Special Effects, or any combination. Prerequisites: TA 1454, TA 1561, ENGL/TA 1421 or Permission of Instructor.

3950 RECITAL PREPARATION (1 hour)
A practical study to prepare the Musical Theatre major to meet the exit requirement by public performance.

3951 RECITAL (0 hours)
A practical study to prepare the Musical Theatre major to meet the exit requirement by public performance, to include assembling and preparing the materials, making physical arrangements, and other preliminary necessary preparation. Graded Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Prerequisite: TA 3950. 

TA 3952 JUNIOR SEMINAR (1 hour)
Guided research toward professional development opportunities that will help students prepare to enter the marketplace. Topics include but are not limited to graduate school, networking, internships, entry-level positions in the discipline, resume building, and interview skills. Prerequisite: TA Core & junior standing.

4000 B.F.A. CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE (3 hours)
Supervised research for B.F.A. students in either the area of musical theatre, theatre arts performance, or theatre design and production, to be conducted in conjunction with a creative project within the student's area of emphasis. Prerequisite: B.F.A. major and Senior standing, or permission of instructor.

4100 B.A. CAPSTONE EXPERIENCE (3 hours)
A capstone course for seniors seeking the B. A. in Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre, or Theatre Education. Prerequisite: B.A. major in Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre, or Theatre Education and Senior standing.

4101-4109 THEATRE ARTS SEMINAR (3 hours)
Reading, discussion, independent research, and written reports on a topic selected by the department. (e.g., American Theatre History, British Theatre, Trends in Directing, Advanced Playwriting Practices, etc.)

4201-4209 PRACTICUM (1-3 hours)
An application of theory and methods to specific areas of theatre and dance in supervised experience. Prerequisite: permission of Department.

4301-4309 INDEPENDENT STUDY (1-4 hours)
Self-directed study following a contractual plan initiated by the student and approved by the department faculty.

4400 THEATRE ARTS FELLOWSHIP (1-2 hours)
For advanced students who have already received credit for a course or have proven competency in an area who would like to assist the teaching and mentorship of that course under supervision from the course instructor(s). Permission of Instructor and Theatre Arts Chair required. (S-U grading).

4401 INTERNSHIP (1-6 hours)
A supervised application of theory in practice in a functional area related to arts management or other theatre arts area. Approval granted by department and Registrar prior to internship, with tuition charged according to hours.