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  Sep 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

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Theatre Arts Administration Certificate



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Program Coordinator/Contact
J.D. Ackman, Program Coordinator
School of Performing Arts
205 Lincoln Music Hall, Box 2218
E-mail: john.ackman@sdstate.edu
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Program Information
The certificate in Theatre Arts Administration will prepare undergraduate theatre students to manage a theatre arts company. Students will learn the foundational of theatre and arts administration and explore the impact of the arts on businesses, organizations, and leadership. Because of the reflective and critical thinking required by arts administrators and the need for hands-on experience, students will examine effective practices for leadership and administration within on-campus venues and local professional arts organizations.

Student Learning Outcomes
Theatre Arts Administration students will:

  • recognize and learn to apply best practices in marketing and promoting theatre arts programs.
  • understand and learn to apply the budgeting practices for theatre companies.
  • develop skills in leadership, organizational hierarchy and communication within theatre arts companies.

Course Delivery Format
Faculty deliver program coursework on campus, online and off campus.

Requirements for Theatre Arts Administration Certificate: 12 Credits


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