Houston Baptist University Catalog

Theatre ( THEA ) Course Descriptions

  • THEA 1065 REX FLEMING PLAYERS

    THEA 1065 Rex Fleming Players
    Prerequisite(s): None
    In this practicum course, students will participate in HBU’s student theatre troupe, Rex Fleming Players. Based on the level of intended involvement, students may enroll in zero- to three-credit hours of participation.

  • THEA 1100 PERFORMANCE & PRODUCTION

    THEA 1100 Performance and Production
    Prerequisite(s): None
    In this laboratory course, students participate in a significant HBU theater production as a performer or assist in some other major aspect of theater production (e.g., scenery, lighting, design, stage crew, or directing). After auditions and assignments, the class is composed of the students in the college-produced play. This course may be taken up to six times. This course will be pass/fail.

  • THEA 1165 REX FLEMING PLAYERS

    THEA 1165 Rex Fleming Players
    Prerequisite(s): None
    In this practicum course, students will participate in HBU’s student theatre troupe, Rex Fleming Players. Based on the level of intended involvement, students may enroll in zero- to three-credit hours of participation.

  • THEA 1265 REX FLEMING PLAYERS

    THEA 1265 Rex Fleming Players
    Prerequisite(s): None
    In this practicum course, students will participate in HBU’s student theatre troupe, Rex Fleming Players. Based on the level of intended involvement, students may enroll in zero- to three-credit hours of participation.

  • THEA 1365 REX FLEMING PLAYERS

    THEA 1365 Rex Fleming Players
    Prerequisite(s): None
    In this practicum course, students will participate in HBU’s student theatre troupe, Rex Fleming Players. Based on the level of intended involvement, students may enroll in zero- to three-credit hours of participation.

  • THEA 2333 ACTING

    THEA 2333 Acting
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Students are taught the elements of acting and directing actors. Key theories and approaches are explored, including method acting and improvisation.

  • THEA 3356 PLAYWRITING

    THEA 3356 Playwriting
    Prerequisite(s): None
    An introduction to writing for the stage, accomplished through the study and analysis of appropriate models, crafting of original stage plays, and discussion of those plays in a workshop format.

  • THEA 4381 SPECIAL TOP/INDEPENDENT STUDY

    THEA 4381 Special Topics/Independent Study
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Topics are selected on basis of student need and academic qualifications of staff. If regular lectures are not given, a minimum of 30 hours of work for each hour credit must be included.

  • THEA 6331 PLAYWRITING

    THEA 6331 Playwriting
    Prerequisite(s): None
    A writing workshop in which students will create and revise original plays. Over the course of the semester, students will learn to critically assess their own work as well as the work of their peers.