Theatre and Visual Arts Summer Courses

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THEA-2015-L21 - Acting for Non-Majors
Summer Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2024
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: 15073

Instructor: Kimmel, Michael
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: THME


THEA-3066-L11 - Musical Theatre Intensive
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Lincoln Center: MTWTh, 10:00AM - 04:00PM

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: 14833

Instructor: Boyd, Julie
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: THME


VART-1128-V21 - Digital Photography
Summer Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2024
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. Lab fee.

CRN: 14946

Instructor: Apicella-Hitchcock, Stephan
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: NMAT, NMDD, VAPH, ZLB5


VART-1135-R11 - Visual Thinking
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Rose Hill: TWTh, 06:00PM - 09:00PM

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. Lab fee.

CRN: 14859

Instructor: Stracquadanio, Vincent
3 credits

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


VART-1135-RP2 - Visual Thinking
Summer Session II, July 22 - August 1, 2024
Rose Hill: MTWThF, 09:30AM - 03:30PM

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. Lab fee.

This course is open to high school students accepted into the Fordham Summer Leaders Academy as well as college students.

CRN: 15812

Instructor: Stracquadanio, Vincent
3 credits

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


VART-1135-V21 - Visual Thinking
Summer Session II, July 2 - August 6, 2024
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. Lab fee.

CRN: 15014

Instructor: Wamsley, Lesley
3 credits

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


VART-1138-R11 - Watercolor Painting
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 01:00PM - 04:00PM

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.

CRN: 15813

Instructor: Grimm, Rachael
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: VAPD


VART-1150-V11 - Drawing I
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
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: 14924

Instructor: Wamsley, Lesley
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: VAPD


VART-1219-R11 - Sculptural Methods
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Rose Hill: MTWTh, 09:00AM - 12:00PM

This course is designed for Visual Arts majors and non-majors who are looking to explore sculpture as a part of their ongoing work or interests. Over the month-long summer session, each student will learn introductory ideas and technical skills when making art in three-dimensions. Hand forming, basic casting techniques, making models, in addition to the utilization of digital media and readymade objects are among some topics. The aim of this course is to concurrently develop processes with concepts –to consider, form and reflect on an individual’s actions while in the studio. Ideas are just as important as their material manifestations, therefore participation, discussion, and textual expression are encouraged. In addition to studio work, students will have the chance to visit galleries, museums, and learn about contemporary practitioners of the field. Toward the conclusion of the session, each student will develop a cumulative final project that presents their respective interests and research through sculptural means.

CRN: 15814

Instructor: Wu, Anne
4 credits

Fordham course attributes:


VART-2750-R11 - Magazine and Editorial Design
Summer Session I, May 28 - June 27, 2024
Rose Hill: TWTh, 09:00AM - 01:00PM

This class focuses on the basics of magazine and editorial design using the Adobe Creative Suite Indesign program. Through presentations, demonstrations, discussions, and hands-on projects students will learn how to balance creativity and function, as well as format layouts to facilitate production and design. An emphasis will be made on how hierarchy, consistency, and an understanding of typography and design principles will enhance the reader's experience.

CRN: 14815

Instructor: Green, Jessica
4 credits

Fordham course attributes: COMM, NMAT, NMDD

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.