World of Theatre

The World of Theatre is for students from all intended majors who are interested in acting, playwriting, musical theatre, design, engineering, art, literature, and all aspects of making theatre happen. Students in the World of Theatre will take classes with other students who are also interested in the collaborative process of making theatre.

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Overview

As a member of an L-LC you will have a built-in community of friends and colleagues right from the start!

Friends: Study and socialize with fellow L-LC members. Tackle those first-year courses with your friends by forming study groups where you live!

World Ambassadors: "Learn the ropes" from peers selected from last year’s most engaged L-LC students. If you remain an active member within your L-LC your freshman year, you could become a World Ambassador your sophomore year!

Community Assistant: Meet weekly with an upper-class/graduate student to plan or attend social, academic, and community service events.

Lead Faculty Member: Get to know a member of the faculty outside of the classroom at weekly lunches in your own dining hall!
World of Theatre Lead Faculty: Professors Kim Stauffer and Chad Larabee
Weekly L-LC Lunch: Tuesdays 5:45pm - 6:40pm

Academic Advisor: TBD

World Representatives: Leadership opportunities abound in the L-LCs! Earn a spot as a World Representative by being a leader in your L-LC! World Representatives are elected by the L-LC in October to represent the group at meetings throughout the academic year.

Eligibility: The World of Theatre is open to all majors!

What does the World of Theatre do?

The World of Theatre will take some courses together in the fall and spring semesters of freshman year, and attend co-curricular themed events together.

Fall 2017 L-LC Courses
Freshman Seminar: World of Theatre
Theatre 135: Introduction to Technical Theatre

Spring 2018 L-LC Courses
Writing and Critical Inquiry 110
Theatre 121: Play Analysis (optional)

Examples of co-curricular events:

  • Learn from actors, directors, and the technical professionals about all aspects of theatre
  • Social gatherings with your L-LC friends
  • Attend theatre productions together
  • Tour the Performing Arts Center - a state of the art facility with 5 stages
  • Community service
  • Get the inside scoop (or get "a leg up"?) on performance and production opportunities within the theatre program