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Theatre at Concordia

Theatre at Concordia

The craft of acting, the art of design, 导演的细微差别是那些非常关心故事并认识到影响戏剧的学生的追求, television, and video can have on shaping our world view.

Building on a well-rounded foundation of core courses, 你可以从两个专业领域中选择,专注于你的戏剧学位:

Collaborating closely with instructors, 康考迪亚的戏剧系是一个紧密结合的社区,将培养你在表演或制作方面的个人成长,并让你在实践中学习. 戏剧专业的学生有机会成为每季五部完整作品的一部分. With a legacy for bold, artistic productions, 康考迪亚学生的作品经常在肯尼迪中心美国大学戏剧节上得到认可, as well as within the community, 并获得宝贵的经验,以追求研究生或直接工作在表演艺术.

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Where our Alumni Are Working

Our theatre graduates are working in the industry. Here are some additional highlights.

  • Disneyland
  • Universal Studios
  • Disney World
  • Utah Shakespeare Festival
  • Pfinix Creative Studios
  • GoButton Productions
  • Disney HD Channel
  • Segerstrom Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Ned Show
  • Theatricum Botanicum
  • Two Rivers Theatre
  • North Coast Repertory Theatre
  • New Village Arts
  • San Diego Fringe Festival
  • Hollywood Fringe Festival
  • Chance Theater
  • South Coast Repertory Theater
  • The Imagination Machine
  • Phoenix Theatre
  • Pagosa Springs Center for the Arts
  • Downey Civic Theatre
  • Netflix
  • CollegeHumor
  • Los Angeles Opera
  • Long Beach Opera
  • Opera Pacific
  • Culture Project (NY)
  • Briggs Opera House
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre
  • Theophany Films

Opportunities for Theatre Majors

戏剧系希望为我们的学生提供大量的机会来获得表演艺术方面的经验. Our University, Theatre Department, 与我们周围社区的关系为你提供了在课堂外练习表演艺术的机会.

Academic Opportunities

作为一个戏剧专业的学生,你可以将你的学位与相关的辅修或双学位结合起来. 通过出国留学或读研拓展你的世界观.

Graduate Schools Attended

  • Cal State San Bernardino
  • Cal State Fullerton - Department of Cinema & Television Arts
  • Dodge College of Film and Media Arts at Chapman University
  • National University of Ireland Galway
  • Northern Illinois University School of Theatre & Dance
  • NYU - Tisch School of the Arts
  • NYU - Steinhardt School for Education in the Arts
  • Regent University
  • Sarah Lawrence College MFA Theatre Program
  • Southern Utah University - Utah Shakespeare Festival
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Film Production)

Extracurricular Activities

剧院为你提供了很多参与校园活动的机会, clubs, and organizations. 我们的学生还经常与其他大学的表演艺术学生参加全国比赛(并取得优异成绩).


Theatre majors can apply to do a senior project. 康科迪亚与南加州的许多组织有着良好的工作关系. Below are just a few examples of where our students have interned.

  • The Chance Theatre
  • Actors Theatre of Louisville
  • La Jolla Playhouse
  • Disney Corporation
  • Utah Shakespeare Festival



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Past Productions

The Foolish Proposal actors preparing for a performance

The Foolish Proposal



The Fantasticks


Two actors performing a scene on stage

A Year with Frog and Toad



Here at Concordia, 你将受益于一套多样的核心课程,在文科的背景下,让你追求你的职业. 你可以选择把你的学位重点放在一个专业领域. 康考迪亚大学的戏剧课程也有辅助课程, 比如舞蹈课和音乐系的私人声乐课.

  • Theatre Sample Courses
  • THR 251: Introduction to Theatre
  • 3
This course will provide an overview of the various conventions, forms, styles, and genres of the theatre, 包括戏剧分析原理和从戏剧角度探讨戏剧批评, literary, 并通过对当代代表性戏剧的主题讨论来探讨文化视角. Field trips required.
  • THR 261: Acting 1
  • 3
As an introduction to basic acting techniques, students will examine ways to construct the interior, physical, and vocal life of a character, learn warm-up procedures, and staging principles, including experiences in scene analysis, performance of monologues, and improvisations. Field trips may be included. Prerequisite: THR 251 or consent of instructor.
  • THR 311: Introduction to Technical Production
  • 3
Through hands-on experiences, 本课程将介绍戏剧设计原理的实际应用,包括技术组织的技巧和实践, set construction, lighting preparation, costume construction, makeup application, and sound preparation. Field trips and participation in on-campus production work required. A lab fee of $50 is required for this course. Prerequisite: THR 251 or consent of instructor.
  • THR 321: Introduction to Theatrical Design
  • 3
介绍戏剧设计的理论和原理, this course will emphasize the holistic and scenographic approach, while exploring set, lighting, costume, makeup, and sound design with director/designer collaboration. Field trips and participation in on-campus production work required. A lab fee of $50 is required. Prerequisite: THR 251 or consent of instructor.
  • THR 351: Play Direction 1
  • 3
本课程将向学生介绍以下技巧:游戏选择和分析, auditioning, scene design and staging, actor coaching, rehearsal strategies, and production management, including both the principles for proscenium and the open stage. Workshop scenes are presented and evaluated. Prerequisites: THR 251, 261 and 262, or consent of instructor.
  • THR 390: Practicum: Theatre
  • 2
A practical, 实践学习经验,学生将在一个或多个戏剧系作品中工作. Earned in one-unit increments.

Meet your Professors

戏剧系的教授积极参与指导学生和培养个人 artistic growth. Our curriculum is developed and delivered by faculty who integrate classroom techniques with hands-on experience.

Lori Siekman

Lori Siekman

Theatre Chair

Professor Siekmann is the 2015 recipient of the Kennedy 中心/美国大学戏剧节优秀金质奖章 - the highest award the Kennedy Center gives to educators. Three of her productions have been invited to appear at the regional festival of KC/ACTF.

Tony Vezner

Tony Vezner

Theatre Professor

作为KC/ACTF杰出教育奖的获得者,Vezner教授参与了合作 with Prof. Lee from English to lead the 2016 Around-the-World Semester® which took a team of 学生将前往10个国家进行为期20周的学习和服务. His previous work includes 14 years as a professional stage director in Chicago.

Andrew Sierszyn

Andrew Sierszyn

Theatre Professor

sierzyn教授为他在康科迪亚的工作带来了丰富的经验和教育. 安德鲁曾在伊利诺斯州日落剧场担任制作技术总监 莎士比亚节和伊利诺斯州立大学,同时也是一名多产的设计师 Wisconsin Lutheran College and Illinois State University. Additionally, his work as a scenic designer and charge artist includes 马萨诸塞州查塔姆的monmony剧院的专业夏季剧目.

More Faculty

我们康考迪亚大学欧文分校最大的资产之一就是我们的敬业精神 faculty. 在一个小的学习环境中,我们的教授关心你-不仅仅是你的 表现优异,他们与他们所教的学生建立终身的师徒关系.

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Get in Touch

有关康考迪亚大学欧文分校戏剧专业的更多信息, we invite you to contact us directly.

Professor Tony Vezner
Theatre Department
(949) 214-3425
[email protected]

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