University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Theatre - Minor


The Theatre Minor is open to all who want to dive into the world of theatre and gain a basic understanding.   The Theatre minor requires a minimum total of 18 credits.

Theatre Minor Curriculum

In order to fulfill Theatre Minor requirements, you must complete:

  • 3 credits, Theatre Literacy
  • 3 credits, Production Management
  • 3 credits, Performance
  • 9 credits, Theatre Electives (courses may require instructor approval)

Theatre Literacy

  • Theatre 100 Introduction to the Theatre 
  • Theatre 120 Performance and Popular Culture 
  • Theatre 213 Play Analysis
  • Theatre 305 Theatrical Experience in Milwaukee 

Production Management

  • Theatre 236 Theatre Production Design 
  • Theatre 275 Performing Arts Management 

Performance*

  • Theatre 101 Acting for non-majors  
  • Theatre 110 Acting 1    
  • Theatre 111 Theatre Games  
  • Theatre 204 Participatory Theatre 
  • Theatre 260 Storytelling  

Theatre Electives (must be different from courses taken above)

  • Theatre 100 Introduction to the Theatre
  • Theatre 101 Acting for non-majors
  • Theatre 110 Acting 1
  • Theatre 111 Theatre Games
  • Theatre 120 Performance and Popular Culture
  • Theatre 202 Theatre Practicum
  • Theatre 204 Participatory Theatre
  • Theatre 213 Play Analysis
  • Theatre 214 Stagecraft (w/lab)
  • Theatre 215 Properties Production  
  • Theatre 218 Drafting and Design Communication
  • Theatre 219 Computer Assisted Drafting for the Theatre
  • Theatre 224 Make-up 
  • Theatre 225 Costume Construction (w/lab)
  • Theatre 230 Acting 2
  • Theatre 231 Introduction to Voice and Speech
  • Theatre 236 Theatre Production Design
  • Theatre 260 Storytelling: (Subtitle)
  • Theatre 275 Performing Arts Management
  • Theatre 304 Costume Design
  • Theatre 305 Theatrical Experience in Milwaukee
  • Theatre 311 Advance Improvisation
  • Theatre 318 Scene Design
  • Theatre 320 Performing Community
  • Theatre 321 Theatre History 1
  • Theatre 322 Theatre History 2 
  • Theatre 324 Theatre in the Americas
  • Theatre 325 History of Costume
  • Theatre 330 Acting Topics
  • Theatre 337 Sound Technology for the Stage
  • Theatre 338 Lighting Production
  • Theatre 359 Playwriting
  • Theatre 357 Digital Audio Workstation for Stage and Studio 
  • Theatre 380 Stage Management
  • Theatre 407 Contemporary Theatre Performance
  • Theatre 410 Stage Directing
  • Theatre 418 Lighting Design
  • Theatre 437 Sound Design and Technology
  • Theatre 448 The Creative Classroom
  • Theatre 475 Rehearsal and Production
  • Theatre 497 Study Abroad in Theatre

*Minor cannot include both Theatre 101 and Theatre 110

Some courses are not offered every semester. Some theatre electives require approval by the appropriate instructor or Theatre Minor advisor in order to enroll in the course. Any transfer courses or substitutions for the above courses must be approved by the Theatre Minor advisor.

Questions

Theatre Education Minor

The Theatre Department offers a teaching minor leading to a DPI #325 license. For more information, contact Ralph Janes at janes@uwm.edu