Because Theatre Arts is an interdisciplinary art form, it contributes to many of the Earlham College general education requirements, including Earlham Seminars, Arts distributional requirement, Diversity-International, Diversity-Domestic, Writing Intensive and Research.
The Theatre Arts Department believes a strong liberal arts education combined with hands on experience is the best preparation for a career in theatre. Students take a wide breadth of classes while choosing a career track to dive deep into.
The Junior class collaborates in the season selection process to determine the focus of their senior capstone project. During the Senior year, students collaborate on all aspects of production preparation and performance related activities and then turn focus toward their post graduation plans.
For the Major, students complete the following courses:
In addition, students complete:
Students also complete one of the following tracks:
Integrated Pathways (IPs) can help you make direct connections between your academic interests and possible career paths. These programs are comprised of 4-6 courses as well as related extracurricular activities.