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What Does the Theatre Program Offer?

The Theatre Program at High Point University offers a comprehensive bachelor of arts degree, combining rigorous course work and practical production experience to provide students with the basic theatre skills needed to prepare them for: a variety of entry-level positions in the professional theatre; graduate study and specialized professional training; and related careers in which creativity, communication skills, and collaborative abilties are essential.

Here’s what you can expect when you study theatre at High Point University:

  • Receive individual attention from a faculty advisor and mentor.
  • Hit the ground running. We are a 100% undergraduate program.
  • Learn by doing. We have an active and challenging productions program.
  • Study the disciplines of theatre in a liberal arts setting.

Please see the Theatre Department Handbook for more information about the High Point University Department of Theatre.


Mission Statement

The Department of Theatre at High Point University offers a comprehensive bachelor of arts degree, combining rigorous course work with practical production experience to provide students with the basic theatre skills needed to prepare them for a variety of entry-level positions in the professional theatre; graduate study and specialized professional training; and related careers in which creativity, communication skills, and collaborative abilities are essential.


Goals and Objectives

The curriculum of the Department of Theatre encourages exploration of the creative process and communication through theatre and provides the resources to develop a strong foundation in performance and technical skills. Students examine philosophical, theoretical, and historical perspectives in order to gain pragmatic insight into the artistic process. Major emphases are offered in: Performance, Technical Theatre, Dramatic Writing, and Collaborative Theatre.

Objectives:
1. The Department of Theatre, in conjunction with the Music & Visual Arts Departments, offers a Fine Arts requirement for which each student must choose one course.
2. Theatre majors and minors will take the sequence of courses outlined in the catalog.
3. Theatre majors and minors must meet the production requirements.

CONTACT THE OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS

The High Point Admissions Office is Located in Wrenn Hall.

Tours are available 7 days a week. Please contact us to schedule your visit.
(800) 345-6993
(336) 841-9216
(336) 888-6382 (fax)
admiss@highpoint.edu

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