Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
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Theatre Arts combines the traditional objectives of higher education with the creative mandate of a living art. theater as the core of a higher education experience is an effective tool for the implementation of these aims. Since theater touches all aspects of life, past and present, and because the theater process is an intense arena for the development of social and practical skills, this program prepares the graduate to adapt to a wide variety of career opportunities. Students in the major are expected to demonstrate a working knowledge of historical and contemporary theories and practices in dramatic literature, design and performance. A degree in theater arts provides successful students with a solid background for achievement in graduate studies and career possibilities as performers, artists, managers and technicians in professional theater and related fields such as film and television. All courses are taught by professionals in the field. The program maintains high professional standards of creativity, work and decorum, and the highest expectations of its students. The quality of work pushes students to their limit.
Notable Alumni Include: James McMenamin, Jimmi Simpson