Theater & Performance Studies courses intertwine critical and creative inquiry.  In addition to intensive studio courses in Acting, Adaptation and Performance of Literature, and Design, almost one-half of our classes offered are cross-listed with other departments, including American Studies, Culture and Politics, and Comparative Literature most often, as well as African American Studies, the Center for Social Justice, English, and Women's and Gender Studies.  Signature courses include World Theater History; the Hope Playwriting Seminar; Material Culture: History of Costume Design; Gender and Performance; Culture and Diplomacy: Performance, Film, and Media; Spectacle of Eating; and Improv for Social Change.

View a list of Theater and Performance Studies courses.