University Theatre
Take a class in Theatre


Open to all NCSU student! Take a class in Theatre!scenic class


All theatre classes are now listed in Registration and Records under the prefix THE. Classes are offered in semester rotation. Check the current course schedule for the latest information.

We now also have a Theatre Minor!


Description of Theatre Minor
University Theater offers an academic minor in theatre to all NC State undergraduate degree-seeking students. The minor includes a combination of courses that address theatre in historical, theoretical, and practical contexts, while preserving an emphasis on application. There are opportunities for advanced study in performance, production and design.


• A Minimum of 15 credit hours is required to complete the minor, with 9 hours taken in required courses and 6 in elective courses.
• Only grades of 'C-' and above will count toward the minor.
• A maximum of one (1) course may be used (double-counted) towards both a departmental major requirement and minor requirements.

Required Courses (9 credit hours)
THE 103 Introduction to the Theater
THE 203 Theory and Practice of Acting
THE 223 Stagecraft

Elective Courses (6 credit hours)makeup class
Choose two (2) from the following courses:
THE 233 Introduction to Stage Lighting
THE 234 Makeup Design for the Stage
THE 236 Text to Stage
THE 303 Stage Directing
THE 323 Introduction to Scenic Design
THE 333 Costume Design and Technology
THE 334 Advanced Acting
THE/AFS 340 African American Theatre
THE 363 Audition/Interpretation Techniques
THE 403 Touring Theatre
THE 433 Period Styles in Acting

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Admissions and Certification of Minor
In both instances, students should contact Mia Self, University Theatre, 515-3147. The minor must be completed no later than the semester in which the student expects to graduate from his or her degree program. Paperwork for certification should be completed during the registration period for the student's final semester at NC State.



Mia Self
University Theatre
Frank Thompson Hall
Phone: 919.515.3147





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