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Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Courses

THEA 1100 L11 - Invitation to Theatre
Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2019
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. Fulfills the Fine Arts requirement in Fordham's core curriculum. THEA 1100 L11 syllabus.


THEA 2015 L21 - Acting for Non-Majors
Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2019
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:  10252
Instructor: Kimmel
4 credits

THEA 3066 L11 - Musical Theatre Intensive
Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1 - 5 p.m.

A five-week summer intensive that offers a varied schedule of four classes: Musical Theatre Workshop, Vocal Technique, Dance for Musical Theatre, and Acting. Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., students will work in the classroom as a company. The early afternoon and evenings will include field trips, guest seminars, and attendance at Broadway, off-Broadway, and off-off Broadway plays and musicals. Find the program application under Special Programs. THEA 3066 L11 Syllabus

CRN:  10253
Instructor: Boyd
4 credits

VART 1124 L21 - Photography I
Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2019
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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:  10255
Instructor: Lawton
4 credits

VART 1128 R11 - Digital Photography
Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2019
Rose Hill: TWTh, 1 - 5 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:  10256
Instructor: Staff
4 credits

VART 1138 R21 - Watercolor Painting
Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2019
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 6 - 9 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. VART 1138 R21 syllabus.

CRN:  10257
Instructor: Grimm
4 credits

VART 1163 L11 - Computer Drafting
Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2019
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 1 - 5 p.m.

Work with Vectorworks, Rhino, and Sketch Up CAD software to draw existing architectural interiors then redesign and renovate the spaces; as well as create Theatrical Designs for theatre stages and special corporate events that are site-specific at locations around the city. This course is intended for VART Architecture and THEA Design students but is open to anyone interested in learning about Computer Drafting and Design.


VART 2003 L21 - Graphic Design and Digital Tools (Closed)
Session II, July 2 - July 18, 2019
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 12:30-5:30 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:  10261
Instructor: Goldstein
4 credits