The Drama minor offers you the opportunity to explore the full history of dramatic literature as well as develop skills in performance and stage production.
Supplement your studies with a foray into the dramatic arts. The Drama minor at Lesley allows you to experience the full scope of theatrical tradition, spanning from Greek Theater, to Shakespearean comedy and tragedy, to modern Broadway productions.
Beyond a comprehensive education in the dramatic arts, you can also learn the skills needed to be a performer, as well as a director or technical manager. Course topics include Voice and Acting, Movement and Improvisation, and Directing and Stage Management.
If you're interested in learning the craft of drama and production, then you want to have a place to put your knowledge and skills into practice. Participate in the Oxford Street Players, Lesley's Shakespearean theater troupe to take your skills to the next level. Collaborate with a community who shares your passion, and relish in the excitement and drama of the stage.
Regular reading, writing and group assignments will allow students to combine theory with practice as they direct and stage manage scenes from various plays.
A survey of theatre from Romanticism to Realism to Theatre of the Absurd to the New International Theatre. Plays are placed in their historical context with special attention paid to theatrical styles of production.
Anne Elezabeth Pluto
Professor of Theatre and Literature
Assistant Professor of Theatre
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