Department of English, Theatre and Drama Minor
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The English department offers a wide array of courses in English, American and world literature, writing and theater. The major prepares students to teach and to work in business and other fields (law, publishing, library science) where careful analysis and clear, effective language skills are essential. The department recently added a minor in theater and drama to the offerings in the English program. Courses include acting, theater history and theater as literature. The skills learned in acting classes are useful in a wide variety of settings and professions.
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Aaron Angello, Elizabeth Atwood, Joseph Brady, Trevor Dodman, Alan Goldenbach, Amy S. Gottfried, Tim Jacobsen, Elizabeth Knapp, Heather Mitchell-Buck, Janie J.C. O'Neal, Katherine Orloff, Mark Sandona, Brooke Witherow.
Chris Collins & Boulder Canyon Bring 'A John Denver Christmas' to the State Theatre
November 06, 2019
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon welcome in the holiday season with a special Christmas concert. A John Denver Christmas is a delightful blend of traditional Christmas music with some of your favorite John Denver hits and songs of the season! Winning much acclaim and delighting audiences across the country, Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon will bring you home for the holidays with music from an artist that shaped a generation. You'll be reminded of John Denver's popular Christmas concerts and holiday specials as this award-winning band presents an evening of music the whole family will enjoy!
MET Presents PRIDE & PREJUDICE
April 17, 2019
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) presents Pride and Prejudice. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting pressure from her status-conscious mother to secure a suitable marriage. But is marriage suitable for a woman of Elizabeth's intelligence and independence? Especially when the irritating, aloof, self-involved… tall, vaguely handsome, and impossibly aristocratic Mr. Darcy keeps popping up at every turn?
New Spire Arts and AARCH Present POETRY SLAM WITH SONYA RENEE TAYLOR
September 14, 2018
New Spire Arts, in partnership with the African American Cultural and Heritage Society (AARCH), presents Poetry Slam with Sonya Renee Taylor on September 27, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
Maryland Ensemble Theatre Presents A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
May 16, 2018
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), an award-winning theatre dedicated to the creation and production of extraordinary theatre, presents A View from the Bridge, a tragedy in which the limits of family bonds and personal honor are tested. Written by Arthur Miller (The Crucible), A View from the Bridge focuses on the poverty of an American working class family comes face to face with the sheer destitution of their immigrant cousins, desperate to make a new life when an admirable longshoreman takes in two if his wife's Italian cousins who have been smuggled into the country. One falls in love with his niece and a 1950s plot becomes more topical than ever!
Maryland Ensemble Theatre's Met-X Program Presents SUSAN AND GOD
April 06, 2018
The Endangered Species Project's third offering, Susan and God, by Rachel Crothers will take place at Maryland Ensemble Theatre (through the generosity of the MET-X branch) on April 28th and at Hood College on April 29th.