Roger Assaf starring in Shakespeare’s King Lear produced by Robert Myers and directed by Sahar Assaf and Rachel Valentine Smith at Al Madina Theater, Dec 2016. Photo credit Alexy Frangieh
Cast meeting before the opening of Saadallah Wannous’ Rituals of Signs and Transformations produced by Robert Myers and directed by Sahar Assaf at Babel Theater, Dec 2013. Photo credit Alexy Frangieh
May Ogden Smith and Sany Abdul Baki in a scene from The Rape by Saadallah Wannous, produced by Robert Myers and directed by Sahar Assaf at Irwin Theatre, March 2015. Photo credit Alexy Frangieh
Roy Zebian, Samer Kenaan, and Ali Itani in a scene from Watch Your Step, a site-specific promenade performance in Khandaq al-Ghamiq, conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf, narration by Robert Myers, produced by Joy Arab, May 2014. Photo credit Ziyad Cybla
Opening scene of Moonadilat, dramatic re-enactments of historical speeches by May Ziadeh, Anbara Salam and Wadad Cortas conceived and directed by Sahar Assaf, Oct 2016.
The minor program in Theater Arts seeks to acquaint students with basic theoretical and practical aspects of theater performance and production. An overview of theater past and present around the world is offered through a choice of interdepartmental courses encompassing relevant history, literature and criticism.
The minor program in Theater requires fifteen credits: four core courses THTR 200 or 210, THTR 220 or THTR 221, THTR 240 or 250, THTR 259, and one course from the following group: CVSP 212, ARAB 240, ENGL 212, ENGL 216, ENGL 251, or other theater related elective as approved by the Department. Note that THTR 100 is not approved as an elective for the minor.