Paul Romig-Leavitt '02, is the theatrical director for Dare2Share and founded a non-profit ministry called "Torn Curtain Arts Ministry" that helps churches and Christian ministries use dramatic art in worship and outreach events around the country.
Theatre "I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being."
-Oscar Wilde, Poet, dramatist, and critic (1854-1900)
Theatre is one of the oldest communal activities of man, building relationship while providing an opportunity to pursue personal artistic development. The Theatre minor or emphasis for students of any major provides a comprehensive training in acting technique, theatre history, and knowledge of dramatic literature. Our goal is to prepare you with skills developed in theatre training that can be used in any career – communication skills, problem-solving, cooperation, and initiative. The minor also provides you with an understanding of how to pursue theatre and acting with excellence. Theatre Scholarships may also be available for students who audition.
Theatre in the Christian University
While at times the arts can seem bleak and devoid of spiritual quality, our School of Music
is dedicated to producing artists and performers who are both skilled
and spiritually grounded. You'll be taught to recognize God as the first
and greatest storyteller. Faculty who teach in the School of Music have
received expert education, and aim to integrate faith and learning by
striving for excellence in all things – glorification of God through
worship as well as through impeccable artistry. Likewise, as a student
in the Theatre minor, you'll be given the opportunity to audition for
and perform in School of Music plays and musicals, practicing those pursuits for yourself.
Prospective students who are planning to major or minor in music are required to audition for participation in most ensembles and for consideration for music scholarships.