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.
As a theatre major at Calvin, you will learn to understand the theatre through courses, off-campus programs, theatre productions and internships. You'll also have opportunities to create theatre through four annual productions by the Calvin Theatre Company.
Theatre courses at Calvin examine the history, theory and practice of drama. They will challenge what you know about the human condition, and provide the insight necessary to act in, direct, design, promote, and write theatrical pieces.
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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.