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Introduction 

The Theatre minor provides students with knowledge of and insight into the theatre world. The program allows participation in the classroom and practically through participation on stage and behind the scenes in lighting, sound, set construction, costumes, publicity, or box office.

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Degree Requirements 

Theatre minors must complete a total of 18 credit hours.

Courses 

Two Performance courses

  • CMTT 221 Acting 1 or CMTT 321 Acting 2
  • CMTT 345 Directing
  • CMTT 347 Playwriting
  • CMTT 350 Children’s Theatre Workshop (Elementary Education)
  • CMTT 351 Children’s Theatre Workshop (Middle School)
  • CMTT 359 Experimental Theatre
  • CMTT 393 Drama for Teaching & Learning

One Design/Technical Course

  • CMTT 240 Stagecraft
  • CMTT 249 Make-up Design
  • CMTT 340 Set Design
  • CMTT 341 Lighting Design
  • CMTT 342 Costume Design
  • CMTT 343 Stage Management

One Theatre History course

  • CMTT 331 History of Theatre I
  • CMTT 332 History of Theatre II
  • CMTT 333 Contemporary Theatre

One Dramatic Literature course

  • CMTT 334 Studies in Theatre
  • CMTT 335 American Social Problem Plays
  • CMTT 336 Naturalism & Realism
  • CMTT 337 Women Playwrights
  • CMTT 338 Melodrama
  • CMTT 346 American Musical Theatre

One Elective Theatre course 

  • Any CMTT theatre course at any level (100, 200, or 300)

Program Contact Information 

To declare a Theatre minor visit our main office (FA 240). For more information call 773-442-5950 or email cmt@neiu.edu

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Communication, Media and Theatre

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