Curriculum for Theatre Majors
The Butler program offers a choice of two theatre degrees:
The program of study in theatre combines stage experience with
core studies in: acting, directing, voice, movement, playwriting;
scenic, lighting and costume design; stagecraft and make-up;
theatre history, play analysis and critical theory.
The program of study in arts administration is designed to
provide students with a cohesive preparation for professional work
in the management of arts organizations, particularly in areas
relating to the administration of theatre. Through balanced study
in theatre, business (accounting, economics, marketing, etc.), and
communications (public relations, advertising, information
management, etc.), students gain a broad spectrum of skills in a
Both programs are structured to enable students to pursue
a secondary major or minor of their choice.
Examples of Secondary Major Options paired with the B.A.
Minor in Theatre
courses for a minor in Theatre