Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Courses

THEA 1100 L11 Invitation to Theatre
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 6-9 p.m.

An introduction to major plays, artists, and forms of theatre in various periods and an investigation into the creative process of theatre today. Theatre visits and daily attendance required.

CRN: 10132
Instructor: Maguire
3 credits


THEA 2015 L21 Acting for Non-Majors
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Introductory acting technique for non-Theatre majors. Emphasis on developing and freeing the voice, body, imagination and emotions. Activities of the course include vocal and body warm-ups, theatre games and exercises, improvisations and scene work.

CRN: 10277
Instructor: Kimmel
4 credits


VART 1124 L21 Photography I
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

Instruction is offered in basic camera and darkroom techniques of black-and-white photography. Discussions focus on aesthetics and critique of students' work. Students should have their own adjustable cameras. Lab fee.

CRN: 10278
Instructor: Staff
4 credits


VART 1128 R11 Introduction to Digital Photography
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 9 a.m.-Noon

This class is an introduction to the fundamental techniques of digital photography. The objectives of the class are an understanding of camera usage, control of image, and image output, in addition to the development of a personal vision. Instruction methods will be comprised of technical demonstrations, lectures regarding historical and contemporary photographers, rigorous critiques, and gallery/museum field trips. Additionally, there will be guided assignments throughout the semester to encourage students to explore some of the technical and aesthetic concerns of the medium. Lab fee.

CRN: 10134
Instructor: Staff
4 credits


VART 1162 L11 Drawing, Drafting, and C.A.D.D.
Session I, May 29-June 28, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-4 p.m.

Work in pencil, CAD (Computer-Aided Drafting), and other media with emphasis on proportion, scale, highlight, shade and shadow. Computer drawing tools are used for conceptual diagramming, stage blocking and choreography, lines and isometric perspective and storyboarding. Using the tools of orthographic drafting and computer modeling, we will explore scenic design and the dramatization of architectural space. This course is intended for theatre/design and visual arts/architecture students, but is open to all.

CRN: 10135
Instructor: McArver
3 credits


VART 2003 L21 Graphic Design and Digital Tools
Session II, July 5-August 6, 2018
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1-5 p.m.

Students will learn the basic tools and operations of several different graphic programs. Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign will be explained through demonstrations, tutorials, and weekly assignments. The focus will be on a conceptual and analytical approach to design vocabulary and problem solving. Lab fee.

CRN: 10279
Instructor: Goldstein
4 credits