Qualified undergraduate students perform lead roles, direct public productions, and stage-manage, as well as design scenery, costumes, lights, make-up, and wigs.

Apr
24
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
UNT - RTFP Building - Unviversity Theater, 7:30 pm
Apr
25 - 29
General Auditions for Fall Theatre Shows
UNT - RTFP Building - Room 127, 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Apr
25
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
UNT - RTFP Building - Unviversity Theater, 7:30 pm
Apr
26
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
UNT - RTFP Building - Unviversity Theater, 7:30 pm
Apr
27
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
UNT - RTFP Building - Unviversity Theater, 2:00 pm

Degree Programs

Dance

B.A. Dance
B.F.A. Dance

The B.A. and B.F.A. programs in dance are designed to prepare students for a professional career in performance, choreography, teaching, dance medicine, or movement sciences, and are a sound preparation for admission to graduate study in dance or obtaining teacher certification.

A minor in dance is not offered.

B.F.A. students audition for the program after achieving 60 hours of classes or in the spring of their Sophomore year. BFA Candidates must have completed 26 semester credit hours in the University Academic Core Curriculum and 30 specific Dance credit hours. Students should meet with the dance advisor prior to beginning any coursework.

Follow this link to see the B.A. and B.F.A. Program Requirements of the UNT College of Arts and Sciences in Dance.

Theatre

"Pre-Major" in Theatre

Admission to the university does not guarantee admission to the theatre major. Students who are entering the university for the first time as incoming freshmen are classified as pre-majors. In addition, student who transfer credit from another institution, but have not met the admissions criteria stated below are classified as pre-majors. As pre-majors, students are allowed to take the entry theatre courses (see below) as they work toward admission to the major. Upon meeting the admission requirements, students are then classified as majors. Student must apply to be formally admitted in the term in which they obtain 45 semester hours. An official transript(s) showing satisfactory grades for the entry courses must be submitted along with the application. Student who have completed 45 hours but have not met the pther admissions criteria have one semester in which to meet the criteria. If they fail to do so, they will be required to seek another major.

To be officially, admitted to major status, a pre-major must meet the following entry requirements:

1.) Have at least a 2.5 GPA, and

2.) Complete the following courses with at least a grade of a B:

  • THEA 1030, Lighting and Sound I; or THEA 1043, Costume I; or THEA 1046, Stagecraft I; or THEA 1280, Stage Management I, or THEA 2380 Theatrical Makeup
  • THEA 1050, Acting:Fundamentals
  • THEA 1440, Play Analysis

Students who do not achieve the minimum standard of a B will remain designated as pre-majors and will be allowed to repeat the course(s) only once. Students who fail to achieve the minimum requirements a second time, will lose ther pre-major status and will be dismissed from the department.

B.A. Theatre

The B.A. in Theatre offers a selection of foundations courses, encompassing all aspects of theatre. After completing this foundation, the student is free to customize subsequent coursework to create a broad general degree or to specialize. Students may choose to pursue a certification in Theatre Education.

A minor in theatre arts consists of 21 semester hours.

Follow this link to see the B.A. Program Requirements including “Pre-Major” of the UNT College of Arts and Sciences in Theatre. Dance appears first, scroll down to see Theatre.