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October 17, 2014

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Concentration in Theatre for Young Audiences  

The concentration in Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) focuses on the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for continuing work in this field.  The concentration requires 8 courses or 32 credit hours of coursework.  The breakdown of this coursework includes the three-term Dramaturgy I sequence (12 credit hours), a minimum of three terms (12 credit hours) of Production Practice assignments in The Theatre School’s Playworks Series and/or a TYA Internship—in which the student serves as assistant director, dramaturg, or assistant dramaturg, and two additional courses (8 credit hours) as approved by the student’s advisor, as follows:

Open Electives

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.  Courses should be chosen in consultation with the student's advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to utilize these courses to pursue a minor or second major.  

Concentration in Directing

The concentration in Directing focuses on the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary for continuing work in this field.  The concentration requires 8 courses or 32 credit hours of coursework that includes the first two quarters of the Dramaturgy I sequence (8 credit hours), two courses chosen from a corpus of four, depending on the student’s directorial focus and interests (8 credit hours), a combination of two production practices and/or internship (8 credit hours), and two additional courses approved in consultation with the student’s advisor.  The breakdown of this coursework is as follows:

Open Electives 

Open elective credit also is required to meet the minimum graduation requirement of 192 hours.  Courses should be chosen in consultation with the student's advisor. Students are strongly encouraged to utilize these courses to pursue a minor or second major.