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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Theatre Arts, BFA


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Program Coordinators by Concentrations:

  • Acting concentration: Bryan Conger (208 Messick Building; 252-737-5027; congerb17@ecu.edu)
  • Educational theatre concentration: Lisanne Shaffer-Dickerson (101 Messick Building; 328-1196; shafferl22@ecu.edu)
  • Entertainment design and production concentration: Delta Childers-Smith (Costume Shop; 252-328-4071; smithdelt15@ecu.edu)
  • Musical theatre concentration: Jessica Doyke-Mekkes (214 Messick Building; 252-737-2441; doylemekkes17@ecu.edu)
  • Stage management concentration: Courtney Rasor (109 Messick Building; 252-328-2905)
  • Theatre for young audiences concentration: Lisanne Shaffer-Dickerson (101 Messick Building; 328-1196; shafferl22@ecu.edu)

Admission to the acting, educational theatre, musical theatre, and theatre for young audiences concentrations are by adjudication. Please refer to the School of Theatre and Dance website for details.

Theatre arts majors must attain a minimum grade of C- in all required theatre courses.  All theatre (THEA) courses are restricted to declared theatre arts majors. Enrollment by other majors requires permission of instructor.

The degree requires a minimum of 120 s.h. as follows:

1. General education requirements including those listed below - 40 s.h.


(For information about courses that carry general education credit see General Education Program.)

3. Concentrations - 64-72 s.h.


(Choose one.)

a. Acting concentration - 68 s.h.


Admission to the acting concentration is by adjudication; refer to the School of Theatre and Dance website for details.

b. Educational theatre concentration - 72 s.h.


Admission to the educational theatre concentration is by adjudication; refer to the School of Theatre and Dance website for details.

Production practicum (3 s. h.)


c. Entertainment design and production concentration - 64 s.h.


Annual portfolio review is required to maintain enrollment in the theatre design and production concentration.

d. Musical theatre concentration - 66 s.h.


Admission to the musical theatre concentration is by adjudication; refer to the School of Theatre and Dance website for details.

e. Stage management concentration - 69 s.h.


Annual portfolio review is required to maintain enrollment in the stage management concentration.

f. Theatre for young audiences concentration - 65 s.h.


Admission to the theatre for young audiences concentration is by adjudication; refer to the School of Theatre and Dance website for details.

Production practicum (3 s. h.)


4. Electives to complete requirements for graduation.


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