Faculty Profile

Karen Kirkham

Professor of Theatre (1999)

Contact Information


Montgomery House



  • B.A., Rutgers University, 1989
  • M.F.A., Yale University, 1992
  • D.F.A., 1997

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

THDA 101 Introduction to Theatre
A course designed to encourage an understanding and appreciation of theatre as an art form. Aesthetic foundations of theatre are explored, as well as the role of various theatre practitioners in the creation of today's theatre. The course surveys the evolution of theatre through major time periods, exposing students in the process to various types of dramatic literature and theatrical practice.

THDA 203 Acting
An introduction to the principles and theories of acting combined with practical exercises and scene performance.