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Theatre Minor

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Upcoming Productions  

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On Broadway! An evening of solos & monologues

           October 30th, 2020 at 7pm  

          Furth Performing Arts Center 

                 Free admittance—Donations accepted

                 Concessions available for purchase

                 250 guests welcome under Covid-19 protocol 

*Covid-19 protocol in place requiring masks and social distancing

Email Theatre Professor Mindy Maples maplesm@trine.edu Music or Professor Alyssa Newbill newbilla@trine.edu for more information 

Theatre Minor

The Theatre minor requires 15 credit hours.  The theatre minor is intended to provide students from any major who wish to gain from a variety of meaningful academic and practical experiences in theatre.  Upon completion of this minor added to any appropriate major, students will be prepared to work in a non-commercial field of theatre such as communicty theatre or to ppursue advanced training leading  to a career in professional theatre.  When combined with the Communcation major, this minor will allow student to become active participants in a variety of theatrical professions such as design, public relations, house/event management, stage lighing, etc.

Course Requirements

THE 103  Introduction to Theatre
THE 100   Theatre ProductionKaitlyn Lee photo_Auditions
  OR   THE 101  Theatre Production
ENG 423  Drama
  OR  ENG 433  Shakespheare and His Times
COM 373  Topics in Communication 
           (rotating theatre emphasis of "Fundamentals of Acting", "Stagecraft", "Directing", etc.)

Total Minor Program:  15 credit hours

For a complete description of the above requirements, please go to the Course Catalog .

Theatre Scholarships

A Theatre Scholarship at Trine is awarded to students demonstrating exceptional talent in one or several areas of the theatrical arts.  Areas include, but are not limited to, acting, directing, set/sound or light design, costume design, or stage management.  Recipients also have a clear desire to grow and utilize their talent while studying here and also later in life.  Students must audition and/or meet with the theatre professor in order to be considered for this scholarship.  For more information, email Theatre Professor Mindy Maples: maplesm@trine.edu

Recipients are required to:

  • Meet with the theatre professor three times a semester:
    • Twice with all theatre scholarship recipients, and once individually with the theatre professor
  • Participate in one theatrical production each semester (acting, publicity, backstage, etc.)
  • Register for Theatre Practicum (currently Theatre Production) for 1 credit per semester to document time spent on a production
  • Have at least a 3.0 GPA from high school
  • Maintain at least a 3.0 GPA at Trine
  • Be an active member in Drama Club

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