Department of Theatre and Dance Learning Goals

Upon graduation, a student will be able to:

Major-Specific Areas of Knowledge

Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of theatre as a form of artistic expression that demands intelligence, imagination, intuition, collaboration, rigorous aesthetic standards, and a broad base of knowledge. Demonstrate knowledge of history and established repertory of the theatre, its contemporary contexts, and the ability to ask questions that will set a path to developing unique voice and vision, in personal and collaborative contribution to the theatre. Demonstrate proficiencies in both the planning and performance of a theatrical event.


Demonstrate the practical and intellectual skills necessary to articulate oneself in a theatrical context.