Admission

First- and Second-Year Preparation

Students considering a theatre major should enroll in THR 106 Acting I and THR 101 Theatre Practicum I and complete all 100- and 200-level courses in the first 2 years of study. It is imperative that theatre students sign up for practicum credit early in their careers at KU.

Admission to the Major

Admission Requirements

Required courses:

Minimum Admission Grade-Point Average: Satisfied by a minimum GPA of 2.5 in required admission courses designated above. University Course Repeat Policy will apply. Grades in other theatre courses that count toward the major will not be considered for admission to the major. 

Application Term

Application to the major should occur in the term in which admission requirements will be completed. If the student does not meet established admission in this term, he or she must petition the department for permission for late application. The department, as part of an approved petition, determines late admission requirements (including grade-point average and course requirements) and the final deadline for admission.

First- and Second-Year Preparation

Students considering a theatre major should enroll in THR 106 Acting I and THR 101 Theatre Practicum I and complete all 100- and 200-level courses in the first 2 years of study. It is imperative that theatre students sign up for practicum credit early in their careers at KU.

Admission to the Major

Admission Requirements

Required courses:

Minimum Admission Grade-Point Average: Satisfied by a minimum GPA of 2.5 in required admission courses designated above. University Course Repeat Policy will apply. Grades in other theatre courses that count toward the major will not be considered for admission to the major. 

Application Term

Application to the major should occur in the term in which admission requirements will be completed. If the student does not meet established admission in this term, he or she must petition the department for permission for late application. The department, as part of an approved petition, determines late admission requirements (including grade-point average and course requirements) and the final deadline for admission.

Contact Info

Department of Theatre

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 356
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-3511
kuthr@ku.edu
http://www.theatre.ku.edu/
Mechele Leon, Chair
785-864-3511
mleon@ku.edu

Department of Theatre

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 356
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-3511
kuthr@ku.edu
http://www.theatre.ku.edu/
Jeanne Klein, Undergraduate Coordinator
785-864-5576
kleinj@ku.edu

Department of Theatre

Murphy Hall
1530 Naismith Drive, Room 356
Lawrence, KS 66045-3103
785-864-3511
kuthr@ku.edu
http://www.theatre.ku.edu/
John Gronbeck-Tedesco, Director of Graduate Studies
785-864-3511
jgt@ku.edu
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