Primary Navigation
  • About
  • Academics
  • Continuing Education
  • Admission
  • Student Life
  • Student Services
  • Library
  • News and Events
  • Giving
Theater Concentration

Theater Concentration

The Theater Concentration is an eighteen (18) semester hour program designed for students with an interest in theater. Students will experience different learning pedagogies within a common theme as they complete their general education requirements and prepare for transfer with a solid knowledge base and concentrated portfolio in the performing arts. The curriculum includes a core of fundamental courses in Acting and Stagecraft, along with multiple options for courses in Speech, Humanities, and Literature, many of which have IAI transfer codes.

Students meeting the requirements for the Theater Concentration will have a notation added to their transcript. In order to receive the notation, students must meet with the Chair of Performing Arts and submit a Theater Concentration Completion Form.


Theater Concentration Requirements

Required Courses (3 semester credit hours each)

  • HUM 131 – Introduction to Theater
  • THE 103 – Fundamentals of Acting
  • THE 135 – Stagecraft I
  • THE 202 – Intermediate Acting

Elective Options (3 semester credit hours each)

  • EGL 113 – Introduction to Drama
  • EGL 234 – Introduction to Shakespeare
  • EGL 235 – Studies in Shakespeare
  • SPE 103 – Effective Speech
  • SPE 104 – Oral Interpretation
  • SPE 105 – Training of the Speaking Voice
  • THE 115 – Stage Lighting
  • THE 130 – Directing
  • THE 136 – Stagecraft II
  • THE 140 – Stage Movement
  • THE 156 – Acting for the Camera

For more information, contact Patti Interrante at 847.376.7059, or pinterra@oakton.edu.

 

Alumni Profile

preview image
After dropping out of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Nick Frankel embarked on a soul-searching journey.

 

IMPORTANT DATES


November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 19
Registration opens for spring 2015 semester.

November 27, 28
Thanksgiving recess. College closed.

November 29, 30
Thanksgiving recess. No classes; College open.

December 16, 17
Evaluation Days.

December 17
Last day of student attendance.

December 18
Grading Day. Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

December 19
Grades due.

December 24 - January 4
College closed.

January 12
Faculty return for spring 2015 semester.

January 16
Winterim classes end.

Full Academic Calendar