The Theatre minor is open to students from any college with a passion for acting and/or theatre design and production.
UK Theatre and Dance produces a full main stage production season annually including dance and musical theatre productions. Whether you assist with scenic, light, costume or sound design, or let your talents soar on stage, there is a practicum section that will help you gain the hands-on experience to reach your artistic and professional goals. The Department of Theatre and Dance regularly hosts renowned guest artists for residencies and master classes.
Theatre offers courses in:
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Theatre and Family Sciences
Students in the Department of Theatre and Dance receive the highest caliber training--whether their passions are onstage or backstage--and our success is proven through the success of our alumni nationwide. The department's rich history and tradition, going back over 100 years, ground our programs with the consistency and reputation to excel in a competitive marketplace. Our faculty are committed to helping our students to develop to their fullest potential and ensure that their college experiences are exceptional.Check Out Our Current Season
Every Theatre minor is required to complete at least 15 hours of Theatre electives. At least six of these must be at or above the 300-level. The focus areas are Performance, Design and Technology, Playwriting, and General Theatre Studies.
College of Fine Arts
Department of Theatre and Dance
114 Fine Arts Building
Lexington, KY 40506