Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama
Learn more about the Bachelor of Arts degree in Drama at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas.
College of Arts and sciences BACHELOR’S DEGREES IN DRAMA DEGREES The OLLU Drama Department offers the following degrees: • Bachelor of Arts in Drama – Theater Track • Minor in Drama Our Lady of the Lake University’s (OLLU) Drama Department offers a bachelor’s degree that prepares students for professions in theater as actors, directors, and writers and for admission into graduate theater programs through a conservatory-style educational program that provides students with a hands-on, interactive learning experience. The Theater concentration focuses on acting and directing with courses also offered in theater history and technical production to give students a better understanding of what a director and/or actor needs to know about the history and technical workings of theater. Drama students have the opportunity to direct, act and exhibit their plays in the annual 24th Street Theatre Senior Showcase. The department also produces two theatrical productions a year, giving students the opportunity to work alongside their professors as stage managers, assistant directors and technical directors. CAREER OPTIONS Students who choose to pursue a Drama degree at OLLU gain the knowledge and skills they can use in a variety of careers including: • Artistic Director • Associate Producer • Casting Director • Talent Agent • Business Manager • Production Director • Floor Manager • Director • Assistant Director • Actor • Understudy • Diction and Dialect Coach • Playwright • Copy Editor • Screen Writer OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street • San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-6558 firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/apply SAMPLE COURSEWORK As part of the Drama curriculum, the following courses are offered: • Voice and Diction • Acting I, II, III • Acting for the Camera • Stage Makeup • Directing I, II, III • Design • Technical Production • Stage Movement • Stage Combat • Playwriting • History of Theater and Dramatic Literature I, II • Theater Practicum THE UNIVERSITY Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, The Woodlands (Houston) and the Rio Grande Valley. The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 14 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technology-rich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of high-tech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 300334097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Dec. 2013 A complete list of requirements and course descriptions is available in the OLLU Undergraduate Catalog. ALPHA PSI OMEGA Students who are actively involved in theater at OLLU may participate in Alpha Psi Omega, the national honorary theater society. OLLU is home to the Iota Pi Chapter of Alpha Psi Omega. In order to join the organization, students must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and meet other criteria as specified by the honor society. FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Antoinette Winstead, MFA Professor and Head of the Drama and Mass Communication Departments 210-434-6711, ext. 2257 email@example.com