Prepare yourself to effectively step into any career and to ascend the leadership ladder in a timely fashion. The Theater Performance minor deepens the reach and influence of your oral communication capabilities. Through the lens of theater, you explore the impact of textual analysis, how your physical and vocal delivery choices inform understanding and shape perceptions of you, the influence of technology on messaging and the collaborative, creative work which leads to the realization of messages that engage listeners.
For any career in which oral communication is an integral component, a minor in Theater Performance prepares you to interact with impact. According to a recent report by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, verbal communication is the most important candidate skill in new college graduates.
To complete the minor in Theater Performance, you must complete five courses and participate in two stage productions. Flexible options exist both onstage and backstage to fulfill these requirements, including:
At St. Catherine University, you will grow as a leader who engages with intention, acts with justice and serves with compassion. You will build personal relationships with faculty and students alike, while you become immersed in active and collaborative methods of learning to achieve your goals.
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The path to a baccalaureate degree at St. Kate’s begins with a core curriculum that emphasizes intellectual inquiry and social teaching; challenging students to transformational leadership.
Our faculty are active in theater performance on local and national stages. Most of all, they’re passionate, caring teachers
This unique program brings together resources, activities and personal support to help you achieve your goals.