Theatre Minors

Theatre Minors

Theatre Minor

Course Requirements for the Theatre Minor (No audition required. Declare the minor with your current college and advisor.) For advising questions about the theatre minor, please contact Todd at theatrearts@unl.edu.

18 credit hours, which includes:

  • THEA 112G. [ACE 7] Introduction to Theatre (3 credits)
  • THEA 114. Basic Acting I (3 cr)
  • THEA 201. Technical Theatre Practice (3 cr)
  • THEA 202. Play Direction I (3 cr)
  • THEA 335. History of Theatre I (3 cr) or THEA 336. History of Theatre II (3 cr)

And 3 credit hours from among the following:

  • THEA 115. Basic Acting II (3 credits) (offered in spring only)
  • THEA 210. Introduction to Stage Lighting (3 cr)
  • THEA 234. [ACE 2] Scripts in Performance (3 cr) (offered in spring only)
  • THEA 300. Stage Management (3 cr) (offered in fall only)
  • THEA 412. Scene Design I (3 cr)
  • THEA 418. Costume Design I (3 cr)

Musical Theatre Minor

Theatre and music majors at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln may elect to specialize in musical theatre through the integrated studies minor in musical theatre. For theatre majors, the program offers the opportunity to study basic musicianship skills and applied voice. Music students will study acting and stage movement. Students in both programs will study dance, musical theatre techniques and participate in musical theatre productions. For advising questions about the musical theatre minor, please contact Alisa at abelflower2@unl.edu.

Requirements for Theatre Majors minoring in Musical Theatre

18 hours, including:

  • MUSC 131. Keyboard Skills I (1 cr)
  • MUSC 165. Music Theory I (3 cr)
  • MUAP 101. Voice (4 semesters, 1 cr each; 4 cr)
  • MUAP 357. Musical Theatre Performance (2 cr)
  • MUOP 455. Musical Theatre Techniques (3 cr)
  • THEA 398. Special Topics (musical theatre topic) (3 cr)
  • DANC 111. Ballet I (2 cr)
  • or DANC 112. Modern Dance I (2 cr)
  • Requirements for Music Majors minoring in Musical Theatre

    19 hours, including:

    • THEA 112G. [ACE 7] Introduction to Theatre (3 cr)
    • THEA 114. Basic Acting Techniques I (3 cr)
    • THEA 115. Basic Acting II Techniques (3 cr)
    • THEA 455. / MUOP 455. Musical Theatre Techniques (3 cr)
    • THEA 398. Special Topics (musical theatre topic) (3 cr)
    • MUOP 357. Music Theatre Performance (2 cr)
    • DANC 111. Ballet I (2 cr)
    • or DANC 112. Modern Dance I (2 cr)