Department of Performing Arts
Theatre Education (BA)
Kameron Tarlow, Theatre Education
The Theatre Education BA degree curriculum will enable you to develop interests and expertise in a wide range of theater areas. The program involves the use of theater in a variety of educational settings, in addition to formal K–12 teaching.
Students often participate in two full years of acting work at Emerson and some, with the permission of the Acting faculty, complete two additional semesters of work.
|PA 101||Languages of the Stage|
|TH 149||Emerson Stage Production Crew|
|TH 215||World Drama in Its Context I|
|TH 216||World Drama in Its Context II|
|TH 381||Directing I: Fundamentals of Directing|
|TH 460||Drama as Education I|
|TH 461||Drama as Education II|
|Advanced Drama Studies (4 credits)|
|PA Elective (4 credits chosen with advisor)|
Choose two of the following:
|TH 141||Stagecraft: Special Topics|
|TH 142||Stagecraft: Electrics|
Stagecraft: Properties Construction
|TH 144||Stagecraft: Costume Construction|
|TH 145||Stagecraft: Scenic Construction|
|TH 146||Stagecraft: Scene Painting|
|TH 147||Stagecraft: Costume Crafts|
|TH 148||Stagecraft: Masks|
Also choose one set of the following:
|TH 121||Introduction to Acting I|
|TH 122||Introduction to Acting II|
|TH 123||Acting I: Movement|
|TH 124||Acting II: Voice and Text|
Total Credits: 44
Students seeking licensure must also complete the Educator Licensure requirements (an additional 12–20 credits).
Watch the making of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Kidding Around, an acting troupe at Emerson College.