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Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Courses

Classes listed as "online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during a portion of their originally scheduled meeting times with additional coursework to be completed asynchronously. Session III online courses are all asynchronous.

THEA 1100 L21 - Invitation to Theatre
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: 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: 11400
Instructor: Maguire
3 credits

THEA 2015 L21 - Acting for Non-Majors
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 1 - 4 p.m.

Introducing acting techniques 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, improvisation, and scene work.

CRN: 11401
Instructor: Kimmel
4 credits

THEA 3066 L11 - Musical Theatre Intensive

VART 1124 L11 - Photography I

VART 1128 R11 - Digital Photography
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: M
TWTh, 6 - 9 p.m.

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: 11379
Instructor: Apicella-Hitchcock
4 credits

VART 1138 R11 - Watercolor Painting
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

An introductory course in watercolor exploring the possibilities of the medium. Students will develop an understanding of value, color, and composition while using techniques such as wet into wet, dry brush, washes, and layering.

Instructor: Grimm
4 credits

VART 1150 L21 - Drawing I
Session II, June 30 - August 4, 2020
Online: TWTh, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Work in pencil, ink, charcoal, and other graphic media designed to involve students in various approaches and attitudes toward representation and expression in drawing. VART 1150 L21 syllabus.

CRN: 11457
Instructor: Stracquandanio
4 credits

VART 2003 L21 - Graphic Design and Digital Tools

VART 2080 L11 - Interior Design Through Form, Function, and Light
Session I, May 26 - June 25, 2020
Online: TWTh, 1 - 5 p.m.

Introduction to Interior Design will explore how form, function, and light are integral to the design process when creating a welcoming and dynamic space. We will design our own interiors from personal domestic spaces to large scale public spaces. We will work on renovation projects as well as new construction. We will explore basic design principles and learn how to apply design elements that support your style choices and help you communicate your ideas.

CRN: 11559
Instructor: McArver
4 credits