UMD Theatre
Practicum Courses


All BFA Theatre Majors are required to enroll in a Practicum course each semester they are enrolled as a full time student.

TH 1301 Stagecraft and TH 1401 Costume Construction I count as Practicum courses since Practicum labs are built into these courses.


Performance Practicum Courses

TH 1199 Performance Practicum I, 1 cr.
Taken by students cast in a supporting role for a UMD Theatre Production.

TH 3199 Performance Practicum II, 2 cr.
Taken by students cast in a principle role for a UMD Theatre Production.


Practicum Course Required of All BFA Majors

TH 1299 Theatre Marketing/Management Practicum, 2 cr.
Course requirements include working on various aspects of marketing and house management for UMD productions.

TH 1699 Running Crew Practicum 2 cr.
Taken by students working on a crew during performances of a specific UMD Theatre Production.


Practicum Course Typically Required of Transfer BFA Majors

TH 1399 Scenery and Properties Practicum, 2 cr.
Usually taken by transfer students who have completed a three-credit Stagecraft course, but have not yet completed the lab portion of the course.

TH 1499 Costume Practicum, 2 cr.
Usually taken by transfer students who have completed a three-credit Costume Construction course, but have not yet completed the lab portion of the course.


Practicum Course Required of BFA Design and Production Majors

TH 2399 Production Practicum II, 1 cr.
Taken by students who assume a design or supervisory roles for a UMD Theatre production. Demonstrated proficiency of particular skill sets required. Usually taken during the Sophomore year.

TH 3399 Production Practicum II, 1 cr.
Taken by students who assume a design or supervisory role for a UMD Theatre production. Demonstrated proficiency of particular skill sets required. Usually taken during the Junior year.

TH 4399 Theatre: Special Projects, 2 cr.
Capstone course taken by BFA students in Design and Production and Stage Management who serve on the production team for a specific UMD Theatre Production.


Practicum Course Required of BFA Stage Mangement Majors

TH 3699 Production Management, 2 cr.
Taken by students who assume stage management or assistant stage management duties for a UMD Theatre production.