Exploratory Pathways

First or second-year students interested in exploring the range of offerings in Theater, Dance & Media are encouraged to begin with these introductory courses that count twoards concentration credit.

*Note: While the classes below emphasize the interdisciplinary connections between theater, dance, and media, for ease of reference in this catalog, they are grouped according to the discipline prioritized in the course content.

Is acting or directing your passion? Are you unclear about what devised theater is but game to try it out? Interested in how a show comes together?

The following classes are some that allow you to explore these crafts at a college level and even participate in a professionally directed show.

  • FRSEMR 35N The Art and Craft of Acting
  • TDM 90AR/BR Production Studio
  • TDM 109 Beginning Acting Through Scene Study and Monologue Work
  • TDM 120 What's so Funny?
  • TDM 130R Directing
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Would you like to explore writing for the stage?

  • TDM CKR Introduction to Playwriting Workshop
  • TDM 164H Playwriting: Ritual Practice and Curious Worlds
  • TDM 165H Plawriting: Intersecting Americas
  • ENGLISH CTV Writing for Television: Developing the Pilot: Workshop