Running concurrently and in the same classroom as THR 411 - Performance Studio II, this course will introduce the principles of directing in the theatre during the first part of the semester. Students will also build upon the acting skills acquired in THR 210 - Acting I and will serve as part of the performance company during the in-class productions in the second part of the semester. Coursework will culminate in a public performance. Outside reading, writing, and rehearsing will be required. Prereq: THR 210.