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Design/Tech Theatre, Minor

Overview

Add a Design/Tech Theatre minor to your degree.

A minor consists of 6 courses and is indicated on your permanent record. 

Curriculum

A minor consists of 6 courses and is indicated on your permanent record.

  • Theatre 143
  • Theatre 240
  • Theatre 366.1, .2, .3

Three of the following, which must include at least one design course:

  • Theatre 341
  • Theatre 342
  • Theatre 343 or 344
  • Theatre 226
  • Theatre 242
  • Theatre 246
  • Theatre 250
  • Theatre 261
  • Theatre 263
  • Theatre 272
  • Theatre 280
 

Facilities

As a DeSales Performing Arts major, you'll study your craft in some of the best facilities in the region.  

The Labuda Center 

is an award-winning, state-of-the-art venue that is home to:

  • Main Stage (473 seat proscenium/ thrust theatre)
  • Schubert Stage (200 seat black box theatre)
  • Studio Theatre (100 seat lab theatre)
  • Labuda dance studio
  • Costume and Scene Shops

The Iacocca Studio at the Labuda Center is a professional, high definition (HD) facility outfitted for multi-camera digital video and music production equipped with:

  • three cameras
  • digital switching
  • a programmable lighting system
  • an array of studio microphones
  • multi-track mixing and editing
  • a digital graphic effects system

Brisson Studios

The TV/Film Studio at Brisson Hall contains:
  • 10 Avid and Final Cut Pro editing suites that are HD compatible
  • a production office equipped with computers
  • scriptwriting software
  • high-speed Internet access

The Brisson Dance Studio

  • features a sprung floor for dancer comfort and safety

McShea Center

In addition to being the heart of student life on campus, this location features

  • Four applied music teaching studios and practice rooms
  • Choral Director’s office

Connelly Chapel

  • Choral library and rehearsal space

The Air Products Theater

  • is a 60-seat projection theater/classroom used for lecture courses as well as a venue for screening student work

And, classrooms across campus are equipped with video and computer projection systems to enable close study of moving images.

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Act 1 Performing Arts

Act 1 is DeSales University’s highly-acclaimed performing arts company featuring professional-caliber productions of plays and musicals, dance concerts, film festivals, and choral concerts.

Each year we welcome another group of eager young artists, all drawn to DeSales to hone their craft and create art that will inspire and entertain. We offer enchanting and provocative stories that will — with the mere rise of a curtain — unlock the limitlessness of your imagination. 

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