Highlighted Courses

Featured Courses

In the spring of 2023 we will be offering the following courses which students may find interesting.  Read more and sign up today!

Regularly Offered Courses by Area


  • Enjoying Performances*
  • Theatre and Collaboration
  • Introduction to Dramatic Art
  • Contemporary Global Stages

Performance Area

  • Theatre and Collaboration
  • Introduction to Performance
  • Acting I, II, III
  • Voice and Movement I, II
  • Directing I, II 
  • Stage Management I, II
  • Music for Theatre
  • Special Topics in Performance

Design & Theatre Technology Area

  • Introduction to Theatre Design
  • Theatrical Production
  • Stagecraft I, II
  • Stage Lighting I, II 
  • Scene Design I
  • Costume Crafts
  • Stage Makeup
  • Costume Design I
  • Special Topics in Design & Technology

History, Literature, Criticism Area

  • World Theatre: 500 B.C.E. –1640
  • World Theatre: 1640 –1890
  • World Theatre: 1890 –1970
  • Playwriting I, II
  • Theatre Criticism
  • Theatre Seminar


* Students who have taken an introductory level acting course or private acting lessons prior to attending Pitt, may be eligible to audition out of THEA 0830 - Introduction to Performance and transfer directly into THEA 1102 -  Acting 1.

In order to schedule an audition/interview with Head of Performance Professor Bria Walker, students must complete the Application to Audition Out Form.

If applicable, please include a headshot and/or resume.