Theatre is the art and craft of play production. It includes the study of dramatic literature and theory, theatre history, acting, set design, lighting design, costume design and film. In addition to the scholarly exploration of these subjects, the theatre program emphasizes the practical application of knowledge gained and skills learned through annual performances before live audiences.
Theatre also explores the historical, cultural and social milieu that produced significant works of dramatic literature.
Students who complete an emphasis in theatre at Snow College will be expected to demonstrate that they
November 2-3 & 7-10, 2018
Amanda Wingfield is a faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility who lives in poverty in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura. Amanda strives to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives of her children, though her methods are ineffective and irritating. Tom is driven nearly to distraction by his mother's nagging and seeks escape in alcohol and movies. Laura also lives in her illusions. She is crippled, and this defect, intensified by her mother's anxiety to see her married, has driven her more and more into herself. A drama of great tenderness, charm and beauty, Tennessee Williams’ endearing and melancholic The Glass Menagerie is one of the most famous plays of the modern theatre.