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Theatre & Dance Majors and Minors


B.A. in Dance
B.A. in Dance

If you’re looking for a solid liberal arts foundation in the discipline of dance, consider the 45 credit hour B.A. in Dance . . . read more

B.A. in Theatre
B.A. in Theatre
If you’re looking for a broad exploration of theatre in all its aspects, consider the B.A. in Theatre . . . read more.


B.F.A - Performing Arts: Acting
If you're contemplating a life on stage, or in front of the camera, consider the B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Acting. . . read more
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B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Musical Theatre
If musical theatre performance is your passion,  consider the B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Musical Theatre which combines training in acting, singing, and dancing . . read more


BFA in Theatre Design & Technology
B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Theatre Design & Technology
If you love working backstage to craft the visual and aural components of production, consider the B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Theatre Design and Technology . . . read more  
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B.F.A. - Performing Arts: Theatre
Our brand new BFA in Theatre is intended to serve students interested in taking on a “hyphenated identity” as a theatre artist. . . read more




Musical Theatre
Arts Administration Minor
Does the business side of the arts interest you?  Consider the Arts Administration minor. . . read more.
Dance Minor
Dance Minor
Would you like to keep dance in your life, or explore the world of dance? Consider the Dance minor . . . read more.
musical theatre
Musical Theatre Minor
Need some Musical Theatre in your life?  Consider minoring in Musical Theatre. . . read more.
theatre minor
Theatre Minor
Get involved backstage or onstage with the Minor in Theatre. . . read more.



What's the difference between the B.A. in Theatre and the B.F.A. – Performing Arts?


Colonnade Courses

Learning to love theatre and dance isn’t just for our majors.  We want everyone to understand and value the arts.  The Department of Theatre & Dance offers four courses as part of the Colonnade Program of general education classes.  At the Explorations level we offer DANC 110: Dance Appreciation and THEA 151: Theatre Appreciation.  At the Connections level we offer DANC 360: Dance in Culture and THEA 341: Culture and Performance.  


Honors Theatre and Dance Courses

The department of Theatre & Dance offers Honors sections of many classes.  For example, Honors sections are available for most 200 through 400 level dance technique courses.  There’s also typically Honors sections of classes like Fundamentals of Theatre, Topics in Drama, and Dance History.   Enrollment in an Honors section may include higher expectations in assignments, deeper research and discussion, and/or opportunities to see professional performances. 

Want to know more about our majors and minors?  Contact us anytime and we'll set up an appointment with one of our faculty members.  Call 270-745-5845 or email theatredanceoffice@wku.edu



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