Department of Performing Arts
The Department of Performing Arts collaborates with Visual & Media Arts;?Writing, Literature & Publishing;?and the Institute for Liberal Arts & Interdisciplinary Studies to offer a BFA degree in Comedic Arts. First of its kind in the country, the program integrates writing, performance, and production with?new courses?that examine comedy from a variety of perspectives.
Students can take courses such as?Performing Improvisational Comedy, Sketch Comedy, Shakespeare's Comedies, and many others.
In addition to learning and practicing the craft of comedy across arts disciplines, students will explore the historical, cultural, and theoretical dimensions of comedy as a global art form.