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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Theatre Arts Department


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College of Arts and Humanities
Ellensburg
McConnell Hall, room 102

509-963-1750
Fax: 509-963-1767
email: theatre@cwu.edu
www.cwu.edu/theatre
    See the website for how this program may be used for educational and career purposes.

Faculty and Staff
Chair

Scott R. Robinson, MFA

Professors
Brenda Hubbard, MFA,  acting, performance, literature
Scott R. Robinson, MFA, chair, theatre management
Michael J. Smith, MFA, head of performance, dialect, acting for the camera

Associate Professors
Christina Barrigan, MFA, head of design, resident lighting designer
George W. Bellah, 3rd, MFA, movement, performance, stage combat, Asian drama
Terri Brown, PhD, head of music theatre, history, literature and music theatre
Marc Haniuk, MFA, resident scenic designer

Assistant Professors
Jay Ball, PhD, graduate coordinator theatre studies
David Brown, MM, musical director, music theory
Patrick Dizney, MFA, voice, performance

Senior Lecturer
Jerry Dougherty, MFA, stage and production management

Lecturers
David Barnett, MFA, McConnell stage manager, scene shop manager, technical director
Anneliese Childress, choreographer
M. Catherine McMillen, BA, costume shop manager, wigs and makeup
Jessica Pribble, MFA, costume design and technology
Jason Tucholke, MFA, sound design and technology

Staff
Gwen Bruce, fiscal technician II
Mary Makins, secretary senior
 

Department Information
The Department of Theatre Arts offers comprehensive study in the varied facets of theatre arts as they relate to theatre production. Coursework prepares students for rigorous and rewarding work within Central Theatre Ensemble (CTE), the production arm of the program, leading to professional work in the entertainment industry. Based on a professional model of theatre, CTE offers students the opportunity to thrive in all aspects of theatre production in a safe and mentoring environment, working in state-of-the-art venues supported by fully equipped shops and studios.
 

Admission Requirements

BA Program
Students seeking a BA degree must complete one year of college/university study or two years of high school study of a single world language.

A cumulative grade point average of 2.7 (B-) in the pre-major required courses must be achieved with a minimum grade of “C+” (2.3) in each course. The applicant must have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in all other collegiate study.

Pre-major required courses:

  • TH 107 - Introduction to Theatre Credits: (4)
  • TH 144 - Foundations of Acting Credits: (3)
  • TH 166 - Theory of Play Production Credits: (3)
     

BFA Specializations
Admission to the BFA is by audition/interview only. Auditions/interviews are held each year, in late February and early March. See the Auditions Procedures Page www.cwu.edu/theatre/node/2479/#8.

Programs

    Bachelor of ArtsBachelor of Fine ArtsMinor

    Courses

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