About the Program
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 see descriptions of any of the below classes, please visit our course catalogue.
|1st||PA 101||Languages of the Stage||4|
|1st||TH 141-148||Stagecraft Laboratories||4|
|1st||TH 149||Emerson Stage Production Crew||0|
|2nd||TH 215||World Drama in its Context I||4|
|2nd||TH 216||World Drama in its Context II||4|
|3rd-4th||TH||Advanced Drama Studies||4|
|Total Department of Performing Arts Core||20|
|1st||TH 121||Text and Improvisation||4|
|1st||TH 122||Voice and Movement||4|
|2nd||TH 202||Theatre as a Collaborative Art||4|
|3rd||TH 317||Play Analysis*||4|
|2nd-4th||TH 250||Design Essentials||4|
|2nd-4th||TH 275||Arts Management I||4|
|2nd-4th||TH 381||Directing I: Fundamentals of Directing||4|
|2nd-4th||TH 388||Playwriting I||4|
|2nd-4th||TH 410||Principles in Dramaturgy||4|
*TH 317 and TH 410 may not simultaneously fulfill the requirements of the Performing Arts Core and the BFA Theatre Core.
BFA Theatre Advanced
Four 200-level or above PA/TH/DA/MU elective courses