Theatre Arts Department
McDaniel Theatre Arts rests on a simple philosophy: Tell a story. Bring it to life. Change the world. Through our coursework and training in creative production and performance, we love witnessing a new generation of artists develop strong creative, analytic and interactive abilities that will impact culture.
- Theatre Arts Major
A comprehensive study in theatre history, dramatic literature and criticism, with hands-on training in performance and production skills.
- Acting Minor
A critical and creative foundation in acting methods, stagecraft and performance.
- Musical Theatre Performance Minor
Provides training in acting, singing, theatre improvisation, dance, applied music study, and the history of musical theatre.
- Theatre Arts Minor
An overview of stagecraft, the history of western and non-western theatre, Shakespeare, and the fundamentals of acting, improvisation and costume and makeup design.