Minor in Educational Theatre

Required Courses (10 points):

  • Acting Fundamentals MPAET-UE.1050 (2-3 points*) OR
    Scene Study MPAET-UE.1051 (2-3 points*)
  • Introduction to Educational Theatre MPAET-UE.0050 (4 points) AND/OR 
    Theatre as an Art Form MPAET-UE.60 (4 points)
  • Theory of Creative Drama MPAET-UE.1065 (2 points) OR 
    Methods of Conducting Creative Drama MPAET-UE.1067 (3 points)

*Tisch School of the Arts may substitute other courses for acting courses, by advisement.

Select two ­to three elective courses by advisement (6-8 points):

  • Stagecraft MPAET-UE.0009 (2-4 points)
  • Directing MPAET-UE.1081 (3 points)
  • Styles of Acting and Directing I MPAET-UE.1099 OR
    Styles of Acting and Directing II MPAET-UE.1100 (3 points)
  • Intro to Theatre for Young Audiences MPAET-UE.1005 (2-4 points)
  • Dramatic Activities in the Elementary Class MPAET-UE.1029 (2 points)
  • Dramatic Activities in the Secondary Class MPAET-UE.1068 (3 points)
  • Masks and Puppetry MPAET-UE.1079 (3 points)
  • Beginning Playwriting MPAET-UE.1105 (2 points)
  • Physical Theatre MPAET-UE.1113 (3 points)


For information on the educational theatre minor, contact Dr. Nancy Smithner, Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions, Program in Educational Theatre, (212) 998- 5250, ns23@nyu.edu