THTR T585 Sec. 4361 M. Norris
1:30-2:45p MW 3 cr. hr.
THIS COURSE FOR AADM MAJORS ONLY; OBTAIN ON-LINE AUTHORIZATION
The goal of the course is to provide a basic understanding of the
philosophy, principles, and
practice of the management of theatre; not-for-profit, educational, and
Objective are to provide students with:
an appreciation of theatre as a collaborative art within the context
of all of the arts.
an overview of American theatre producing systems and the management
particular to each type: Broadway, off Broadway, off-off Broadway,
regional, stock, resident,
community, and educational.
an understanding of the philosophy and principles of management,
long-range strategic planning
front of house operation (box office, house management, maintenance of
Primarily a service course for the Arts Administration program, T585
is one of three
courses from which all Arts Administration students must select two. The
course is taught
alternate years during the fall semester.
- There is no text.
- The final grade in the course will be based on the following formula:
- Major Project, Paper, Report 50%
- Paper and Report 25%
- House/Box Office Reports (2) 20%
- Class Discussion, Quizzes, attendance, etc. 5%