Department of Performing Arts
Emerson College’s BFA in Theatre offers dynamic, comprehensive training grounded in the liberal arts. With a programmatic structure artfully balanced between study and practice, breadth and depth, arts and academics, our students will explore the world of the theatre and theatre in the world. Whether you are a future producer, director, playwright, dramaturg, administrator, or wish to create your own interdisciplinary path in the theatre, our program will help you grow into a multi-faceted practitioner of your craft.
|General Education Requirements||56|
To view descriptions for any classes listed below, visit our course catalogue.
Department of Performing Arts – Core
|1st||PA101||Languages of the Stage||4|
|1st||TH149||Emerson Stage Production Crew||0|
|2nd||TH215||World Drama in its Context I||4|
|2nd||TH216||World Drama in its Context II||4|
|3rd-4th||TH||Advanced Drama Studies||4|
|Total Department of Performing Arts - Core||20|
BFA Theatre – Core
|1st||TH121||Introduction to Acting||4|
|3rd-4th||TH||Advanced Drama/Theatre Studies||4|
|2nd-4th||Three of the following courses:||12|
|TH275||Arts Management I|
|TH410||Principles in Dramaturgy|
|Total BFA Theatre - Core||20|
BFA Theatre – Advanced
Performing Arts Concentration
Students will select advanced courses in a specific area or areas of their choosing according to an educational plan designed in consultation with their advisor.