Two New Majors Offered
Two new majors, theatre and music/business,
have been added to Albright Colleges curriculum.
Students who major in theatre will
study theatre as an art form, literary heritage and cultural touchstone.
Integrating the 12-course academic program with the Colleges
Domino Players Theatre Company will allow students a creative outlet,
a preparation for post-graduate work and a foundation for professional
and avocational life work.
Tom Brogan, interim vice president
of academic affairs and dean, said that this was a good time to
as a major at Albright. First, Meridian Theatre (Ed. Now Wachovia Theatre) will be undergoing major renovations. Second, we
wanted to develop a major that would integrate performance, as well
as literary study. And third, our longtime friend Lynn Morrow, professor
of English and director of theatre, will be retiring. Establishing
a major in theatre will help us to recruit Lynns replacement.
A new combinable
major in music/business is also new at Albright this fall. Designed
for students interested in music performance who also have an interest
in the music industry, the program will provide an overview of specific
music business careers such as songwriting, management and promotion,
merchandising, administration, the recording industry, broadcast
& film and advertising & retail. Students will combine music/business
with another discipline such as English, business or theatre. Brogan
said, This program is for students who are not professional
musicians but who are interested in pursuing a career within the