Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Courses

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THEA 1100 L11 - Invitation To Theatre
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

This course guides the student on an experiential tour of mounting a theatrical production. The role of the playwright is defined and each student will write a short scene. The function of the director is demonstrated by analyzing multiple stagings of the same text; each student will direct a scene. The actor is a primary element of theatre; each student will act a scene. We will explore the role of the designer who creates the physical world of the play; each student will conceive a design. Interwoven with the production elements will be a survey of theatre history focusing on Greek, Elizabethan, contemporary and global theatre. Students will attend live performances of plays.

Canceled
Instructor: Maguire, Matthew
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: FACC, FRFA


THEA 2015 L21 - Acting For Non-Majors
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

Introductory acting technique for non-theatre performance 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: 13938
Instructor: Kimmel, Michael
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: THME


THEA 2350 V21 - The History Of Our Outfits
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: TWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

How did we end up in the clothes that we’re wearing? A historical look at the clothing we wear, where it came from, and how we ended up dressing like this. In this course, students will explore the origins and influences that have brought us to the clothes that we wear today. We will take a deep-dive research-project-based approach to the study of the history of the garments that we, the class, consider our clothing today.

Canceled
Instructor: Shay, Jessica
3 credits


THEA 3066 L11 - Musical Theatre Intensive
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 10:00 AM - 12:00PM and 01:00PM - 05:00PM

A five-week summer intensive that offers a varied schedule of four classes: Musical Theatre workshop, Vocal techniques, 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 online at fordham.edu/summer.

CRN: 13997
Instructor: Boyd, Julie; Gaines, David; McDaniel, John; Parker, Alfie; Sabella,David
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: THME


THEA 3067 L21 - Solo Vocal Performance Workshop
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTTh, 10:00AM - 01:00PM

So you want to sing cabaret? In this course, students will develop the unique skills for this mode of performance, from identifying your authentic voice to honing your vocal technique to connecting with your audience and promoting yourself. Grounded in the history and business of cabaret, students will work one-on-one with a master teacher in vocal technique and accompanist to craft their own multi-song performance.

Canceled
Instructor: Sabella, David
3 credits


VART 1124 L21 - Photography I
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

Instruction is offered in basic camera and darkroom techniques of black-and-white photography. Class will also include critiques of students' work and discussions of aesthetic questions pertaining to photography. Students should have adjustable cameras. Additional darkroom hours required.

Canceled
Instructor: Lawton III, Joseph
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: COMM, VAPH, ZLB5


VART 1128 V21 - Digital Photography
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of digital photography. The objectives are to understand camera usage, demonstrate control of image editing and printing, and develop a personal vision. Instruction methods will comprise technical demonstrations, lectures, critiques, screenings, and field trips.

CRN: 13941
Instructor: Apicella-Hitchcock, Stephan
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: NMAT, NMDD, VAPH, ZLB5


VART 1135 R11 - Visual Thinking
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Rose Hill: TWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

A foundation course in visual communication. The course will cover the following topics: visual perception, composition, light and color, drawing perspective, words and images, graphic design, and photography and photo montage.

CRN: 13999
Instructor: Stracquadanio, Vincent
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: COMM, FACC, FASH, FRFA, NMAT, NMDD, ZLB3


VART 1135 V21 - Visual Thinking
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Online: TWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

A foundation course in visual communication. The course will cover the following topics: visual perception, composition, light and color, drawing perspective, words and images, graphic design, and photography and photo montage.

CRN: 13943
Instructor: Wamsley, Lesley
3 credits

Fordham course attributes: COMM, FACC, FASH, FRFA, NMAT, NMDD, ZLB3


VART 1150 V11 - Drawing I
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Online: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

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

CRN: 14000
Instructor: Wamsley, Lesley
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: VAAR, VAPD


VART 1150 R21 - Drawing I
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

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

CRN: 13942
Instructor: Stracquadanio, Vincent
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: VAAR, VAPD


VART 1265 L11 - Film/Video I
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

An introduction to film/video production techniques used to make short projects. Students will study composition, lighting, and editing in creating their own Super 8 mm film and digital video work.

CRN: 14002
Instructor: McLaren, Ross
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: COMM, FIPR, FITV, NMAT, NMDD, VAFV, ZLB5


VART 2003 L11 - Graphic Design and Digital Tools
Summer Session I, May 31 - June 30, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 09:00AM - 01:00PM

In this course the student will learn the basic tools and operations of several different graphics programs. Photoshop, Illustrator, and QuarkXpress 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.

CRN: 14001
Instructor: Green, Jessica
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: AMST, ASAM, COMM, NMAC, NMAT, NMDD, NMMI, VAGD, ZLB3


VART 2080 L21 - Interior Design
Summer Session II, July 5 - August 4, 2022
Lincoln Center: TWTh, 01:00PM - 05:00PM

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: 13998
Instructor: McArver, William
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: VAAR

Classes listed as either Lincoln Center or Rose Hill will meet on-campus only. Classes listed as "Online" during Session I or II will meet synchronously online during their scheduled meeting times. Students in different time zones should plan accordingly. Session III online courses are asynchronous (exceptions are noted in course descriptions).

Hybrid courses will meet in person on campus at the times indicated; additional online work will also be required.