Students are expected to learn the following within the Theater Option of the Arts and Sciences Transfer program:
1. History of Theater
2. Performance Skills
- Identify the major authors, periods, movements, and issues in drama and theater.
- Interpret themes and issues addressed in dramatic works and compare them to personal experiences or historical events.
- Apply historical information to the critique of artistic work.
- Write English prose with clarity, style, and artistic purpose.
- Use dramatic narrative conventions to write and perform monologues, scenes, and plays that are based on personal experiences, real or improvised situations, or historical events.
- Apply vocabulary from dance, music, and visual arts, to discuss the visual, aural, or kinesthetic elements of a theatrical production.
- Demonstrate mastery of one or more aspects of the theater including, but not limited to: acting, directing, design (sets, lighting, costumes, sound, props, makeup), playwriting, dramaturgy, criticism, scholarship, administration, and management.
- Use selected forms, themes, conflicts, and action to create improvised and scripted dramatic works.