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ODU's minor in Theatre focuses on performance, dramatic form and dramatic literature.

Oral, written, and visual communication skills are all developed by the minor, as well as project management and interpersonal strategies - keys to success in any career. Students majoring in any program may choose a minor in Theatre.

Students are encouraged to attend theatre productions and participate in Panther Players, ODU’s student-run theatre troupe.
  • Minor in Theatre
    Courses Credits
    THR 181 Introduction to Theatre 3
    THR 270 Acting 3
    Select one course from the following:

    Courses Credits
    ENG 456 Studies in Drama 3
    ENG 463 Age of Shakespeare 3
    Select 6 credits from the following:

    Courses Credits
    THR 244 Oral Interpretation 3
    THR 305 Playwriting 3
    THR 310 Practicum in Theatre 3
    THR 497 Internship 3
    THR 1/2/3/485 Special Topics in Theatre 3
    THR 2/3/486 Independent Study 3
    Total Credits Required 15

Arts & Letters Division

The Arts at ODU


University Chorus performs at least one concert each semester, including a Christmas concert.
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Each year, senior Art students exhibit their final projects.
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ODU Marching Band
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The Panther Players perform "Footloose: The Musical."
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Art Market
Students, faculty and staff sell their wares during the annual Art Market.
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Concert Band
The ODU Band practices in Matesich Theatre.
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You can listen to RadiODU from your device anywhere on campus during the school year.
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