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Theatre and Communication Arts

Major in Theatre Arts

Live theatrical performance is a collaborative creative process that enhances your skills and expands your talents. Linfield Theatre Arts majors discover their best creative selves in one of the most respected theater programs in the Northwest, a setting where you will have the opportunity to participate in all aspects of our major stage productions from your first day on campus. Learn the principles of acting, costuming and stagecraft, lighting design, and directing, or gain valuable arts management skills by taking a role in the business of theatre.
Theater Studies majors at Linfield might take:
THTR 110
Theatre Practicum: Production
Participate on one or more production crews for Linfield theatre presentations.
THTR 272
Theatre in Portland
Perform original work, see professional productions, and meet theatre artists using Linfield’s Portland campus as a home away from home.
THTR 470/473
Theatre History and Literature
Follow the historical development of theatre traditions: dramatic literature, stage and production techniques, and critical theory.
For more information about a major or minor in Theatre Arts, contact: Admission.