Scene from Buried Child
Program in Theatre and Performance Studies
The Department of Theatre and Performance Studies offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and Performance Studies, with tracks in performance (including acting, storytelling and performance art), musical theatre, design/technology, and directing. The major provides student artists with a foundation in theatre as an historic, global, and aesthetic form, through the study of a variety of performance texts and styles, from classical and modern drama to musical theatre, folk and literary narratives, performance art, and classical and contemporary poetry. Emphasizing the interrelationship between theory and praxis, the major prepares students for entry into the profession or for graduate study in theatre or other related fields. A link to course requirements is at the bottom of this page.
Course requirements are also available online in the KSU Undergraduate Catalog.
Related Studies in Theatre and Performance Studies
Students in other degree programs with interests in theatre and performance studies can complete the Related Studies component of their degree by completing four upper-division classes in the department. There is no formal minor in theatre and performance studies. Additionally, the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies offers courses in dance.
and performance studies majors take 18 hours of lower-division foundational
courses, which introduces them to our program of study.
Course Requirements & Advisement Worksheet