Minor in Global and Ethnic Performance Studies

The Global and Ethnic Performance Studies minor welcomes students from across the University with an interest in any performing art, including music, dance, or theatre. Students explore how to analyze, perform, and create works emerging from diverse cultural contexts. You will develop skills in multicultural and intercultural performance analysis, historical/cultural research, and critical thought and public performance. You’ll also engage in organizing, networking, and interacting with diverse cultural communities.

The minor complements existing programs in SMTD, LSA, Art and Design, and the Residential College by providing students with global and diverse perspectives on performance. For performance majors (Theatre, Music, and Dance), the minor builds upon traditional arts training and enhances your job prospects in an increasingly interdependent cultural economy.

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Students must take a minimum of 15 credits to fulfill the GEPS minor requirements. For students also pursuing the SMTD Music BA major/minor or Theatre & Drama minor, no more than 6 credits may overlap. For students completing the Comparative Culture and Identity subplan in International Studies, no more than 3 credits may overlap.

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