Theater Competencies

School of Theatre

Students will develop competencies in the following areas:

  • Demonstrate understanding of the social and artistic movements that have shaped theatre as we know it today.
  • Apply discipline-specific skills to the creation of performance.
  • Analyze, and interpret texts and performances both in writing and orally.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theatre history and literature and draw connections between theatrical practices and social contexts in both modern and pre modern periods.
  • Practice collaborative skills in various theatrical contexts.
  • Develop and apply process skills in rehearsal, production and classroom settings.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills in the creation of artistic work.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in one or more area-specific skills: acting, directing, choreography, design, technical theatre, management, playwriting, or dramaturgy.

Additional skills:

Budgeting   Problem-solving   Creative Vision   Leadership

BusinessSense/Negotiation   Effective communication  

Collaboration/team-work    Decision-making   Presentation