You are required to take the two courses listed below for a total of 8 credits. For theatre majors, these courses fulfill your capstone requirements.
THEA 400 – Theatre Arts Fall: New York City Colloquium
Research the major American theatre organizations and institutions. Attend cutting-edge live performances. Hear from notable theatre guest speakers. Attend intensive workshops with a professional theatre company. Reflect on these experiences to create your personal theatre manifesto and work with your peers to develop a concept for an original ensemble piece that will be produced in the spring.
THEA 401 – Theatre Arts Spring: New York City Performance and Residency
Learn the play development process working with mentors from a professional theatre company. Attend professional performances and rehearsals that will inform the writing, staging and rehearsing leading up to a New York City premiere of an ensemble work you created with your class. Then, take feedback and make adjustments to bring the production back to share with the Drew community.