Performance Concentration

As part of the Bachelor of Arts in Drama, students may choose a concentration in Performance.

Coursework

The Bachelor of Arts in Drama with a concentration in Performance requires 120 hours.

In addition to the university core classes, performance students take:

24 hours of core Drama courses

Acting, Stagecrafts, Theatre History, etc.

12 hours of course in the Performance Concentration

Speech for the Performer, Acting II, and 6 hours of Performance electives

9 hours of upper level Drama Electives

These courses can be any the Drama Department offers numbered 300 or higher.

For full requirements and to see the Plan of Study, visit the Drama Department portion of the JSU Catalog

Other opportunities

Performance majors also have opportunity to perform in our mainstage season, along with other events throughout the year. These performance opportunities allow you to hone your craft by applying what you have learned in the classroom.  There are also numerous chances throughout the year to participate backstage and to assist in building scenery or costumes, creating props, assisting with lighting and other backstage and off stage positions.  Workshops and masterclasses offer you a chance to concentrate on specific skillsets, such as stage combat.  

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