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What will I learn?

Wide range of courses for almost any interest

Whether your passion is for acting, directing, playwriting, costume design or anything in between, the Theatre Department has a wide range of courses to get you started in your chosen career.

Get out of your seat with a course in dance and movement. Create clothing from any period in history. Learn about film editing or art direction. Get spontaneous with an improv course. Get hands on in a lab for set construction, props, lighting and sound. Bring out your inner Shakespeare with a course in playwriting. These are just a few of the many course options available to Theatre students.

Learn more about the people who will be teaching you
Roberta Barker

Our faculty are a diverse group who love to share knowledge.

Study Abroad

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Advanced Seminar in Baroque Culture: (HIST 4162/THEA 4735/MUSC 4360)

June 2018 Class Information Session:  Friday, October 20, 2017 at 1:00 PM, Dal Arts Centre 409 (6101 University Ave).

Offered annually during June, this six credit hour class offers students in Theatre, History, Music and other related disciplines a firsthand view of the splendour of European Baroque civilization. The class is taught in the beautiful town of Český Krumlov, located in Southern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Český Krumlov is a UNESCO World Heritage site: a town largely intact from the seventeenth century. The State Castle of Český Krumlov houses one of only two surviving fully functional Baroque theatres in the world.  It also owns a substantial collection of historical costumes.

Taught on site at the State Castle, the class involves a combination of historical and cultural research in one or more of the following fields: seventeenth- and eighteenth-century theatre and opera; historical costume; the court life of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Europe; and the history of Central Europe with its Italian and French influences. Familiarity with foreign languages is not required. Excursions to Prague and local sites of interest will be arranged.

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