You might start with a Gen Ed course, or try a Freshman Seminar that explores storytelling or acting, or delve into the intersection of theater and politics, or take an introductory course on acting, moving, or performance.
Absolutely. Many student productions are in musical theater, and the American Repertory Theater regularly stages musical theater productions (many of which go on to Broadway) offering students multiple opportunities for engagement. In addition, there are several courses each year in musical theater, including some offered by extraordinary visiting lecturers.
Consider enrolling in a dance composition course, or a course on Avant-Garde Theater, in which dance has played a significant role, or take on course on dance in cultural context, a beginning acting course, or experiment with devised theater.
Courses taken while studying abroad may count for concentration with the approval of the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Students must petition for concentration credit by presenting course syllabi of courses taken while abroad and produce copies of written work, when applicable.
Not necessarily. With the exception of concentration tutorials (TDM 97, 98, 99), which are required of all and limited to concentrators, it is up to each instructor to determine enrollment. However, it is a good idea for students to let instructors know that they are concentrating in TDM. Some classes, especially studio classes, are highly popular and therefore it is wise to consider several different options during shopping period.
Consider expanding your training and knowledge by taking a movement course, a directing workshop, a course that looks at experimental theater, or a devised theater studio course. And, of course, advanced acting at some point.
No group is more sought after at Harvard than skilled theater/dance designers and technicians. There are multiple courses here that will hone your skills and lead you to understand the importance of stage craft and design.
There are a number of dance/movement classes, both credit and non-credit, in which non-dancers are encouraged to participate, to add their perspective, to gain experience about the awesome instrument we all have the privilege of occupying from birth to death.