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THEATRE & DANCE LEARNING OUTCOMES

Theatre, B.A.

Upon completion of the program, students will:

·       Participate in the creation, analysis and presentation of public performances.

·       Develop a structured approach to the use of languages in writing for and about performance.

·       Demonstrate knowledge and processes such as performing, playwriting, directing, design, management and technical operations related to stage productions.

·       Demonstrate knowledge of the historical and cultural dimensions of performance, including the works of leading playwrights, performers, choreographers, directors, designers, and philosophers, past and present.

·       Examine, identify and apply contemporary theories and practices of performing arts.

·       Make informed assessments of quality in performance material and works.

·       Develop a clear understanding of the collaboration between performance, spectator and production.

·       Develop effective skills in verbal and visual communication.

·       Demonstrate competence in the skills necessary to produce performance at a professional level.

·       Demonstrate skills in current technologies as these relate to performance, communication, and research.


Television, Film and Theatre, MFA

Upon completion of the program, students will:

·       Identify, analyze, and differentiate historical, theoretical, and current industry practices in television, film and theatre.

·       Conceptualize, prepare, and present completed creative projects in television, film and theatre.

·       Appraise, compare, critique historical, theoretical, conceptual, and actual practices of artists, movements, events, productions, evolving technology and innovative business practices in television, film and theatre via written and oral presentations.

·       Construct and evaluate collaborative creative projects in television, film and theatre in relationship to professional expectations in these fields via written, oral and media presentations.

·       Generate and critique individual creative projects in television, film and theatre in relationship to professional expectations in these fields via written, oral and media presentations.

·       Generate a culminating creative Thesis Project and critical Project Report that interprets, articulates, and demonstrates all of the above listed PLOs.