We strive for excellence in theatrical production, guiding ourselves and our audience to insight into and empathy for God's world through authentic and compassionate stories of diverse human experience.
Calvin's theatre program incorporates courses in teaching, producing, acting, directing, design management, publicity and more. Courses, internships, productions and off-campus programs will challenge you to explore the human condition, and to develop the skills vital to act in, direct, design, promote and write pieces for theatre. Join the Calvin Theatre Company in its 3-4 annual productions and build a special sense of community with other theatre students.
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Participate in Calvin Theater Company; Put on a play for the 24 Theater or Film Festival; Join the improv team.
The theatre major requires a total of 11 courses that cover the entire range of theatre topics, including acting, directing and design. It also offers real-world experience in the form of an internship. As well as three courses that satisfy core, the major includes optional courses outside of CAS in dramatic literature and philosophy.
Dollar amounts reflect awards given for the 2012-13 academic year.
Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in Theatre as a:
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for: