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 BA & BFA Majors

TH 1599 Lighting /Sound Practicum, 1 cr.
Course requirements include working on various aspects of lighting and sound 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 Students

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
Elective Practicum Courses for B.A. Majors

TH 2399 Production Practicum II, 1 cr.
Taken by students assuming 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 assuming 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 Management Majors

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