THEA 30, 31, and 35 Instructor Interview sign-up for Winter Term

These performance courses are among the most popular classes that the Theater Department offers. Because of their high demand, admissions are determined through a process of instructor interviews.

For winter term 2020, the department will be conducting instructor interviews for: THEA 30: Acting I, THEA 31: Acting II, and THEA 35: Acting for Musical Theater.  These courses require instructor permission for registration, meaning that it is not possible to pre-register.

If you are interested in taking any of these courses, we suggest for you to sign up for a different course that you would like to take should you NOT get into a performance course this term. if you are admitted into the performance course for which you have interviewed, you can then drop that additional course.


  • THEA30: Acting I, 2A class schedule, with Christian Kohn
  • THEA31: Acting II, 10A class schedule with James Rice & Keith Coughlin
  • THEA35: Acting for Musical Theater, 10A class schedule with Carol Dunne


  • CLICK HERE to sign up for THEA 30 Acting I with CHRISTIAN KOHN course at 2A (This link will be live on Monday, January 6 at 8:15 a.m.)
  • CLICK HERE to sign up for THEA 31 Acting II with JAMES RICE & KEITH COUGHLIN  at 10A (This link will be live on Monday, January 6 at 8:15 a.m.)
  • CLICK HERE to sign up for THEA 35 Acting for Musical Theater with CAROL DUNNE at 10 (This link will be live on Monday, January 6 at 8:15 a.m.)

NOTE: If all time-slots are taken by the time you try to sign-up please email [email protected] to be added to a waiting list.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. The interviews are very informal, running no more than 5-7 minutes in duration. After the interviews, each professor will select students for enrollment and notify them of their status.  Once the students are granted Instructor Permission they will receive an email from the Office of the Registrar alerting them that they should register for the course. 

  • Prof. Kohn will held his instructor interviews in the Green Room, Shakespeare Alley, Hopkins Center for the Arts. 
  • Prof. Rice and Coughlin will held their instructor interviews in Wilson Hall #301. Wilson Hall is located at 6 E. Wheelock St. (Next to the Hopkins Center).
  • Prof. Dunne will held her instructor interviews in the Rehearsal Room in the Hopkins Center. From Shakespeare Alley take the stairs to the HOP basement where this room is located. 

These are very popular classes. If you are not able to secure a spot this term, we strongly encourage you to interview again. Remember that Acting I is offered frequently throughout the year.