This major is designed for students who want to combine a knowledge of the art of theatre, including performance, design, and production, with sociocultural theories and conceptual frameworks for understanding human behavior.
This major is designed for students who want to combine a knowledge of the art of theatre, including performance, design, and production, with sociocultural theories and conceptual frameworks for understanding human behavior. It offers both classroom and experiential learning in the practice of making theatre and performance theories with cross-cultural approaches. Successful students develop an understanding of theatre’s impact on past and present cultures, as well as a deeper awareness of the world in which they live.
Students who graduate from Northeastern University with a degree in theatre will be able to:
1. Apply a broad and deep knowledge of theatre as an art form to their work, including:
• Foundational skills in performance, design, and production
• Comprehensive understanding of theatre history, theory, and literature
• Oral, visual, written expression of ideas with clarity and originality
2. Make theatre with integrity
• Create or interpret a play
• Collaborate generously
• Apply a personalized technique to the process of making imaginative, innovative theatre
3. Make informed choices as theatrical entrepreneurs through professional readiness
4. Reflect on the cultural, social, and ethical impact and contributions that theatre has made to societies and communities
Cultural Anthropology and Theatre, BA Requirements
*For complete program course listing, visit the University course catalog.
Resources for Current Students
Visit the Registrar website for a course catalog and information on university core requirements.