B.A. in Communicating Arts - Theatre and Digital Filmmaking Concentration
University of Wisconsin Superior
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* credit load 12-18* Wisconsin Resident: 4,077.57 USD. Non-Resident : 7,864.05 USD. MN Resident with Reciprocity: 4,942.65
The Theatre and Digital Filmmaking Concentration provides students with theory, techniques, and hands-on experience in theatre and digital film production. Coursework offers students multiple opportunities to perform, create and collaborate in theatre productions and on digital video projects. Topics include but are not limited to:
- Acting for stage and screen
- Digital filmmaking, including both fiction and documentary production
- Writing for stage and screen
- Stage and screen history and criticism
- Production management for stage and screen
- Production design for stage and screen
- Digital audio recording and production
Students will have access to the newly renovated media lab and equipment room for video production. Additionally, UW-Superior offers two theatres (a proscenium theatre and a flexible/experimental theatre), along with scene and costume shops. Students may also use the on-campus radio station, 91.3 FM KUWS Superior, for sound recording purposes.
Why are some interactions successful while others just fall flat? What do the media and our individual cultures teach us about gender, ethnicity, ourselves and our personal and professional relationships?
Learn to understand and be understood.
The Communicating Arts Major is also available online through UW-Superior's Online Learning program.
Did You Know?
- You can gain experience through a variety of campus organizations such as the Yellowjacket Activities Crew, University Advancement and the student newspaper.
- Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center houses two theatres, a scene workshop, a television studio and media lab and studios for the Wisconsin Public Radio station (KUWS 91.3).
- Study at other institutions may qualify as credit toward the Communicating Arts degree.
- You can earn possible credit for life learning and work experience by testing or portfolio examination.
Through a Major in Communicating Arts at UW-Superior, you will:
- Build a practical portfolio.
- Study a range of intriguing questions to become an effective communicator.
- Be prepared to participate creatively and analytically in our ever-changing world.
- Gain theoretical perspective and applied frameworks for interpersonal communication skills, relevant to virtually any profession.
- Understand the range of consequences and uses for communication methods and styles.
- Choose a concentration in either Theatre and Digital Filmmaking or Communication to best fit your academic and career goals.
A Major in Communicating Arts prepares you for a successful career in many fields and professions, including:
- Theatre production and administration
- Film, television and video production
- Teaching and education administration
- Government and legislative affairs
- Nonprofit managment and fundraising
- Public relations and organizational communication
- Broadcast, print and online journalism
- Social and new media creation for companies and organizations